Walden University offers the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership & Executive Management as an online criminal justice degree program. This degree helps prepare law enforcement professionals for executive management roles in criminal justice or helps them to transition into careers in education or as consultants. The curriculum blends criminal behavior theory with human services, technology, homeland security, and management skills. Students also study management philosophies, budgeting, and communication. You will learn to evaluate factors related to crime and the impact of crime on criminal justice policies and procedures, about the way the U.S. Constitution impacts policy and procedures, and will learn to promote social justice and positive social change. Coursework teaches students to evaluate management philosophies used in human resources in criminal justice organizations and provides the leadership skills needed to work with diverse populations. Graduates understand how laws and policies are adopted, implemented, and evaluated.
- Approved bachelor's degree or higher
- Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher in bachelor's coursework (4.0 scale)
- Official transcripts
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission