Criminal Justice & Legal Studies

Gainful Employment

Legal Studies Certificate


Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at Washburn will engage students in a wide variety of areas including:

  • theoretical and practical aspects of law enforcement
  • institutional and community- based corrections
  • civil procedure and legal terminology
  • loss prevention and risk management
  • military operations
  • political and national security issues


Associate of Arts, AA

Bachelor of Science, BS
  • Criminal Justice, BSCJ

   Areas of Concentration:

Law Enforcement


Security Administration

Forensic Investigations


Certificate of Completion


Master of Criminal Justice, MCJ

The Master of Criminal Justice degree program is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  The program is designed to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals and pre-professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge, skills, and talents.  Course work emphasizes the application of theory and research to contemporary practices in law enforcement, courts, and corrections administration.

Contact Dr. Patricia Dahl, MCJ Program Director for more information

(785) 670-1413