Program Overview

The online Executive Master of Administration of Justice program (eMAJ) is uniquely designed to meet the growing demand for mid-career professionals working in the area of law enforcement, courts, corrections, or social services. The program is delivered 100% online and is administered through the Blackboard Academic Suites. These platforms include live chats, online lectures, virtual classrooms, and teleconferencing capabilities. The basic requirements for the eMAJ degree are as follows: five years related work experience, completion of a bachelor’s degree, and two letters of recommendation. There is no GRE requirement for this program. Online eMAJ students must complete 36 credit hours for the degree. The degree is designed to be completed during a one year period of full-time study or two years for part-time study.

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Applicants must provide:

  1. Evidence of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  2. Current employment in the field of criminal justice, social services, or related field
  3. An official transcript of all undergraduate course work
  4. A grade point average in all undergraduate work of 2.50 (C+) or better or a grade point average of 3.0 on the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate course work
  5. At least five (5) years of significant experience in criminal justice, social services, or related field
  6. Submission of a typed personal statement essay of 250 words or more stating career objectives, and reasons for desiring admission
  7. Two letters of recommendation
  8. A current professional résumé
  9. Note: The GRE is not required

Transcripts, Payment (if not paying online) and Recommendation Letters should be mailed to:

The Graduate School
Texas Southern University
TSU Box #1254
3100 Cleburne
Houston, TX 77004

Additional documents can also be emailed to our graduate admissions email address at: graduateadmissions@tsu.edu. Please be sure to mail the application fee of $50 check or money order, (payable to Texas Southern University), to the address above. No applications will be processed without payment of the application fee.