Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice Management & Administration
Walden University

Program Details

Walden’s BS in Criminal Justice program offers a variety of concentrations to help you meet your personal and professional goals. Managers and organizational leaders must learn to successfully guide criminal justice organizations into the global 21st century.

In this concentration, you will:

  • Study how to create and apply policies and budgets to successfully manage your organization
  • Develop and integrate models of cross-agency coordination among regional, state, national, and international agencies in anticipation of and response to typical critical incidents
  • Prepare for positions in a range of departments, including:
    • Local and regional law enforcement offices
    • Victim and advocacy services
    • Criminal justice-related nonprofit organizations


Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission