Criminal Justice | Butler Community College

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice students looking at on campus police car during class near Wichita at Butler Community College

It's not just an adventure. It could be your career

Are you looking for a demanding job that is also rewarding? Do you dislike doing the same thing day-in and day-out? Studying criminal justice at Butler Community College gives you a solid, affordable foundation in law enforcement, courts and corrections. You can go straight to work in entry-level positions in detention or law enforcement with your two-year degree or transfer to a four-year program.


Criminal Justice is Eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship + Butler Advantage

Kansas Promise Scholarship LogoKicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their two-year criminal justice degree and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality criminal justice education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.

Estimated Tuitition for Criminal Justice: $8,060**

Tuition Total: $6,386
Student Fees Total: $1,674
Course Fees Total: -

**This includes two years of tuition and student fees based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 65 credit hours. Registration fee of $15 each semester not included. Technology Access Charge not included. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific electives.