Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership & Management
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

If you’re a criminal justice professional who would like to advance your career, Sam Houston State University offers an online graduate certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership & Management.  This online certificate requires just one year to complete by taking two classes per semester.  Upon completion, you will find yourself halfway to a Master’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Leadership & Management should you decide to pursue your education further.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
  • Resume
  • GRE scores may be requested
  • Three years employed as a criminal justice professional
  • Degree requirements: 18 credits

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges