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Washington State University PhD in Criminal Justice & Corrections

The main focus area for this major is Criminal Justice & Police Science. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Criminal Justice & Corrections is a major offered under the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program of study at Washington State University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in criminal justice, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Criminal Justice from Wazzu Cost?

$13,463 Average Tuition and Fees

Wazzu Graduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-state part-time graduates at Wazzu paid an average of $1,322 per credit hour in 2019-2020. The average for in-state students was $617 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,781 $25,879
Fees $1,682 $1,682

Does Wazzu Offer an Online PhD in Criminal Justice?

Online degrees for the Wazzu criminal justice doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Wazzu Online Learning page.

Wazzu Doctorate Student Diversity for Criminal Justice

5 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
80.0% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 5 doctor’s degrees in criminal justice handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their doctor’s degree in criminal justice in 2019-2020, 80.0% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 60.5%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 20.0% of criminal justice doctor’s degree recipients at Wazzu in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 31%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 3
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

PhD in Criminal Justice Focus Areas at Wazzu

Criminal Justice & Corrections students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Police Science 5


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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