Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership & Management
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Leadership & Management is intended for justice professionals currently working in mid-level management positions.  It is also for anyone involved in corrections, social services or law enforcement that would like to advance their current career. This online program offered by Sam Houston State University is intentionally designed to work around your hectic schedule and still allow you to complete your master’s in two years.  With the flexibility of the SHSU Criminal Justice Leadership & Management MS degree, you can advance your criminal justice career and still balance family and work commitments.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher OR 2.8 in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
  • Other supplemental materials as required by program
  • Graduation requirements: 36 credits

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges