48 months
6176 USD/year
6176 USD/year
5540 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to make a positive difference in the world? Do you want to understand criminal behavior and learn how criminal justice professionals work to prevent it? If so, then you might be interested in working in the dynamic and rewarding field of Washington State University's Criminal Justice. 

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Key facts

Washington State University 's Criminal Justice examines the causes and patterns of criminal behavior, the institutions and individuals that work within the criminal justice system, and the role law plays in prevention and responses to crime. The study of criminal justice is a highly interdisciplinary pursuit, often incorporating elements of sociology, psychology, history and political science.

Programme Structure

WSU Criminal Justice Program Strengths

  • WSU’s criminal justice program was founded in 1943 and is the second oldest continuous criminal justice program in the nation. In 2014, WSU’s online criminal justice degree was rated number one in the nation by the group “Criminal Justice Degree Online.”
  • A degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology is a social science degree that has been used to obtain all kinds of federal, state, and local jobs in the public and private sectors. As such, our criminal justice program is a policy-based curriculum drawing from the social sciences, specifically from the areas of sociology, psychology, and political science.
  • Our online criminal justice degree faculty members from WSU’s College of Arts and Sciences routinely lend their expertise to a broad range of agencies. Many of our graduates hold top positions in law enforcement organizations.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ask your high school for a copy of your transcripts that you can upload with your application. If you have earned a GED, have the testing agency send us your official GED transcript instead.
  • If you have earned college credit, ask the college to send those official transcripts to WSU as well.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6176 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6176 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5540 USD per year during 48 months.

The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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