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Washington State University Graduate School

Criminal Justice and Criminology, M.A.

Student Learning Outcomes


All graduates will be able to:

  1. Knowledge of major factors and drivers of changes in the global and domestic security and justice environments.
  2. Become familiar with the political, cultural, economic and societal diversity of nations, countries and groups across the world.
  3. Detailed knowledge and understanding of specific security issues relevant to their theoretical and career interests.
  4. A basic understanding of current political, economic, cultural, and security trends in the world.
  5. Methodological and analytical ability to assess the effectiveness of various policies.
  6. Ability to describe, in some detail, basic policy approaches and programs relevant to diverse security challenges adopted by the USA and other countries.
  7. An ability to describe and evaluate global security and justice problems from a non-parochial and global perspective.


Degree Fact Sheet