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Graduate FAQs

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Our graduate programs are priced competitively with other graduate programs.  For exact pricing, check out the Graduate Studies page.

Yes. Tuition-based scholarships are available to qualified students that can reduce the current graduate student by up to 30%.  In addition, students can fill out a FAFSA for additional federal student aid and qualified military personnel can apply the G.I. Bill towards their tuition.

No. This is a cohort-based program with fixed courses.

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from police officers of all ranks, federal agents, district attorneys, probation and parole officers to recent graduates with degrees from different disciplines looking to further their education and make industry connections.

Yes. This distance learning program is designed with flexibility and convenience for working professionals from all over the country.  Besides a mandatory 2-day on-campus orientation, the rest of the program is entirely online.  Two courses are taken simultaneously, including over the summer.  Our TCUOnline platform even works on mobile devices.

The GRE is optional and can be taken to compensate for the minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA.  The majority of students do not take the GRE.  Professional experience is also taken into account.