Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Emergency Management
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree. Students pursuing this degree program will study a unique blend of criminal behavior theory along with technology, homeland security, and management skills applicable to the challenges facing the law enforcement community. You will evaluate the root causes of crime and their impact on criminal justice practices and procedures and analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact at the local, state, and federal levels.

Emergency response professionals face increasingly difficult issues in today’s world. People depend on these skilled leaders to make informed, intelligent choices under pressure. The Emergency Management specialization prepares you to build confident and capable teams and guide others during times of crisis. The coursework also addresses challenging ethical situations that emergency professionals may encounter.


  • 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

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not available to residents of New York and Rhode Island.