The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University is a comprehensive program that combines coursework from the fields of criminal justice, criminology and sociology to provide students with an in-depth understanding of crime, its causes, and potential solutions. This two-year degree provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience through various research projects and internships, allowing them to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. Graduates of this program will be well-equipped for careers in criminal justice agencies such as law enforcement; corrections; or research organizations. They may also pursue further studies leading towards advanced degrees such as a Ph.D., enabling them to become experts within their chosen field while making meaningful contributions towards improving public safety outcomes worldwide. With a strong emphasis on developing professional skills such as communication, problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking, this program is a unique opportunity for students to acquire the skills required for successful careers in the criminal justice system.