Master of Science in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Leadership
Mercer University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Leadership program focuses on developing advanced professional competencies for those interested in, or who are already employed in, the criminal justice field or public safety-related agencies.  The curriculum develops the knowledge and skills needed for employment in these areas, emphasizing leadership practices, effective cooperation, ethical behavior, critical thinking, and consolidated public service.  In addition to an understanding of public safety operating environments, you will also develop knowledge and skills in areas including:

  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Global Perspectives of Public Safety
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Communication
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Research, Analysis, and Problem Solving


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mercer University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV