Doctor of Criminal Justice / Homeland Security
Saint Leo University

Program Details

The School of Education & Social Services' online Doctor of Criminal Justice in Homeland Security 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.

Graduates of the DCJ program with a specialization in Homeland Security can expect to have acquired and honed the skills necessary to become top leaders within criminal justice organizations and private-sector firms.


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.