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Master's in Financial Crime and Compliance Management: Admission Requirements

Application Fee$50
Online Application FormStart application
Personal StatementDetail your personal and professional goals and explain how this program will help you bring them to life.
Two Letters of RecommendationAsk two professional references to provide a recommendation.
Minimum GPA

All students entering the Executive Master in Financial Crime and Compliance Management program must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Applicants with a GPA below the minimum may be admitted at the department’s discretion. A GPA letter will be required.

Work ExperienceWork experience is not required.
Official TranscriptAll students seeking enrollment must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
RésuméA detailed work history that highlights any experience that may be relevant to this program.

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Transfer Credit

Transfer credit is awarded for courses taken at a regionally accredited college that are equivalent to those taught at Utica University and you’ve received a grade of “B” or better. Note that we require official transcripts from all colleges you’ve attended, as well as a transcript showing degree awarded.

Shortly after you receive your letter of admission, you will receive an evaluation of your transfer credits from the Registrar’s Office. If you want to review possible credit eligibility ahead of time, use TES® (Transfer Evaluation System).

International Students

If you are seeking enrollment to the Executive Master in Financial Crime and Compliance Management program as an international student, please also submit the following:

English Language Proficiency Test

If English is not your first language, submit your test scores for either the TOEFL or IELTS. Utica requires a TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based and IELTS of 6.0

Official TranscriptsAs part of the admissions process, we require an evaluation of your overseas degree and transcripts to determine their equivalency in the U.S. You may use the following universal organization:
Program-Specific Requirements
  • Letter of support from your employer (form provided by Utica University)
  • International Credential Evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency to a U.S. bachelor’s degree with minimum GPA of 3.0.

When to Apply

You can apply right now using our online application form. We accept applications throughout the year for enrollment into our spring, summer, and fall terms. You’ll receive a response from the admissions department within 2–3 weeks.