Master of Criminal Justice

Graduate Student News & Events!

MCJ Spring Newsletter

Master of Criminal Justice Graduate Program

In September 2007, Washburn University's MCJ Program became the first in the country to recieve ACJS certification and in 2017 the program was also the 1st to pass re-certification.

ACJS will hold an award ceremony at this year’s conference in New Orleans February 17, 2018.

MCJ at Washburn University!

  • Washburn University is located in the state capital of Kansas, within minutes of several state, federal, and local criminal justice agencies.

  • Course scheduling and delivery methods are designed to meet the scheduling needs of in-service and pre-service students.

  • Courses are offered in a fully online environment, with 8-week and 16-week formats.

  • Some courses are offered during the summer semesters

MCJ Application Instructions

Apply Online!

Degree Curriculum

View our Mission Statement &
Student Learning Outcomes

Meet our Program Faculty!

Ryan Alexander, Ph.D. Patricia Dahl, Ph.D.
Erin Grant, Ph.D. Jason Jolicoeur, Ph.D.
Leslie-Dawn Quick, Ph.D.  Melanie Worsley, JD.


Email the Program Coordinator ~
Dr. Erin Grant

Benton Hall, Rm., 201B
(785) 670-2216

Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
Department Office

Benton Hall, Rm., 201
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

(785) 670-1411