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400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7580

Phone: (509) 963-3219

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Bachelor of Sciences in Law and Justice

About our BA in Law and Justice

Are you looking to pursue a degree focused on community justice, social sciences, and impact?  With a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Justice you will have the analytical ability, skill, and knowledge to pursue careers in law and justice and be prepared for entry into graduate or law school. 

Student with two gavels!Why study Law and Justice at Central?

Central is committed to setting you up for success. For example, Law and Justice’s Field Placement program offers opportunities for you to gain first-hand experience in your field of interest. You can earn credits while working with a criminal justice, legal services, or community-based organization.




Cost Information

Please visit the registrar for additional information regarding cost.    

Degree Explanation

For information regarding admission requirements, required and elective courses, please reference the 2022-2023 Academic Catalog. 

This degree is offered through Hyflex at our Pierce, Des Moines, and Lynnwood Centers, as well as on the Ellensburg campus.

Careers and Outcomes

This degree prepares you for employment in human services, community-focused organizations, social services, the criminal justice system, and/or entry into graduate or law school. It retains the humanistic emphasis of the liberal arts while preparing students for graduate school, careers in paralegal professions, the practice of law following law school, law enforcement, corrections, and public service positions. 

For additional information, please visit our Career Paths in Law and Justice page and the Career Opportunities page.

Related Degrees

Minors often associated with the Law and Justice BA include but are not limited to:

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