Doctor of Criminal Justice / Policing
Northcentral University

Program Details

With this online Doctorate of Criminal Justice in Policing, you can become an expert in your field, while grasping a global perspective of the interconnectedness of legal systems.  This program at Northcentral explores police tactics and techniques, alongside public policy, in contemporary law enforcement. The overall goal of this online doctorate is to create leaders and managers who can engage all facets of the justice system to achieve an equitable environment.  Your education will culminate in a research-based dissertation. Specialized courses, taken completely through distance learning in an asynchronous environment, may include:

  • Executive Leadership
  • Public Policy & Criminal Justice
  • Ethics & Criminal Justice

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States