The Doctorate of Philosophy in Criminal Justice and Criminology program at Washington State University is a cutting-edge program that offers students the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of criminal justice and criminology research. Students will be able to design and conduct original research, analyze data, develop policy proposals, and assess the impact of criminal justice policies on various populations. The program provides students with access to world-class faculty who bring their experience from academia as well as industry to provide an immersive learning experience. Graduates of this program will have the skills and knowledge needed to make meaningful contributions towards advancing the field of criminology while developing solutions for real-world problems related to crime and social justice. With access to career opportunities in both academic institutions, government agencies, and private sector organizations, this program provides students with excellent prospects for professional growth.