What will I learn?

This non-thesis, terminal degree is designed to provide students with a specialized qualification better suited for the pursuit of professional careers in federal, state, or local government.

Career Opportunities:

The GJSS program targets students intending to pursue largely non-academic, governmental careers as practitioners, whether it be in the field of homeland security, law enforcement, military service, or as analysts within the U.S. foreign, intelligence, or defense communities.

Career Placements:

Many have gone on to careers in US government agencies, the military, or decided to pursue doctoral studies.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (9 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,066.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

10 January 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Washington State University

370 Lighty Student Services Building,

PULLMAN,

Washington,

99164, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12. A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required.

For international students

Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required.

The minimum acceptable IELTS score is 7.

Minimum TOEFL Scores: Paper Old score 550/New score 60; Computer 213; Internet 80;

MELAB: 77

Deadlines:

Fall Semester: January 10

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Washington State University

Since 1890, WSU has been inspiring problem-solvers and encouraging learners to make the world a better place.

  • Student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
  • 200+ fields of study available from 11 academic colleges
  • Over USD 400 million given in scholarships and financial aid
  • Top 100 Public Schools (U.S. News & World Report 2021)

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