Doctor of Criminal Justice / Education
Saint Leo University

Program Details

The School of Education & Social Services' online Doctor of Criminal Justice in Education provides an advanced study for those who are interested in advancing their criminal justice careers, growing their knowledge base, and enhancing their professional practice in this field. This curriculum is geared toward those wanting to pursue teaching positions and other higher-level roles within various educational systems.

Graduates of the DCJ program with a specialization in Education can expect to have acquired and honed the skills necessary to become expert educators in a variety of academic and professional environments.


The format includes three short residencies held on long weekends throughout the course of the program at University Campus in Florida, as well as at Saint Leo’s Education Centers near Virginia Beach, VA and Atlanta, GA.

  • Master's degree
  • 3.25 or higher GPA
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Professional Goal Statement
  • Official transcripts of graduate degree

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of AR, IA, ID, KS, ME, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, RI, SD, UT, or WY.