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Supplemental Application Dates

2024 Fall Term

Application Period is Closed

Application Dates: February 1 - March 15, 2024

If you submitted a Supplemental Application, you will receive an email at your Sac State address later this semester with the decision on your status.

  • Current students: Your notifications were mailed on March 27. Check your Sac State email.
  • Transfer students: Your applications are being reviewed. You will receive your notification before your fall registration. We hope to have them out by the end of May.

2025 Spring Term

Application Dates to be Announced

Your next opportunity to join the Criminal Justice major is the 2025 Spring Term. You must be accepted to Sac State before you can submit the supplemental application.

  • You must have all the prerequisites completed in order to be accepted into the major.
  • Current Sac State students and transfer students without an AS-T/AD-T degree: Your application will be denied if you apply with prerequisites that are incomplete or in-progress.
  • Transfer students with an AS-T/AD-T degree: You must indicate your AS-T/AD-T degree when you apply to Sac State in order to have prerequisites that are in progress.


You must meet the following criteria prior to submitting the application:

  • Overall GPA of 2.6 or higher
  • Completion of 45 units
  • All prerequisite coursework completed with a grade of C or better. Grades of a C minus or lower do not qualify.
    • In-progress coursework is only accepted if you are a transfer student with declared Administration of Justice for Transfer major (AS-T / AD-T degree) at a community college.

The prerequisite courses are:

  • CRJ 1 Introduction to Criminal Justice and Society
  • CRJ 2 Law of Crimes
  • CRJ 4 General Investigative Techniques
  • CRJ 5 The Community and the Justice System

Visit Applying to the Major for more information.

Where do I find the application?

The Supplemental Application form is found in your MySacState> Student Center, in the box labeled "Forms". We recommend switching to full-site mode.

Screen capture of where to find the supplemental application.

What's on the application?

The Supplemental Application is a short form. It asks for the following information about the four prerequisite classes:

  • Course Abbreviation and Number
    • CRJ 1, CRJ 2, CRJ 4, CRJ 5 if taken at Sac State
    • The name of the equivalent articulated class if taken at a community college or another four-year university
  • The school where you took them
  • The grades you received
  • The term you took them
  • Number of units received for each course

Transfer Students - Important Information

  • Transfer students with an AS-T/AD-T degree: You must indicate your AS-T/AD-T degree when you apply to Sac State in order to have prerequisites that are in progress.
    • If your AS-T/AD-T is not included on your Sacramento State application, it won't count towards your Supplemental Application for the major.
  • You are strongly encouraged to email your unofficial transcripts to the Criminal Justice Advising Coordinator, Destiny Effiong, after submitting your supplemental application. We must review them to confirm your qualifications.
    • Your application will be denied if you do not have an unofficial or official transcript available for review, even if you meet all the requirements for the major.