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Washburn University

Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

Topeka, KS

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Washburn University

Overview

Washburn University / Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies is located in Topeka, KS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted
Continuous enrollment each fall and spring semester, completion of all program requirements within seven years of entry (MCJ)

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate degree, short biography, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Practitioner behavior, police management and training, field and institutional correction administration, terrorism, police training, sex slaves
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1700 Southwest College Avenue
Topeka, KS  66621
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Dahl
Program Director
Email: patricia.dahl@washburn.edu
Phone: 785-670-1413
Fax: 785-670-1027