Master of Science in Criminal Justice / General
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, an online criminal justice degree.  Students pursuing this degree 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 while analyzing how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact at the local, state, and federal levels.   

With the General online criminal justice program option, you will gain broad exposure to the field, studying the latest theories and exploring today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues.  This program helps teach a unique blend of technology, homeland security, and management skills.  Students can choose from two delivery options:

  • Course-Based—instructor-led approach with learning on a predetermined schedule
  • Tempo Competency-Based—flexible learning that allows you to progress at your own pace, on your own schedule

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota