Walden University offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security Policy & Coordination. This online homeland security degree provides a foundation for evaluating and creating protective measures and policies that do not compromise individual rights and freedoms. Students examine the collaborative relationships between public security agencies. The curriculum focuses on using the National Incident Management System and understanding the complexity of homeland security issues.
All students completing a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree study the wider criminal justice field as well as the concentration. You 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. Courses teach students to evaluate the root causes of crime and their impact on criminal justice practices and procedures and to analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact at the local, state, and federal levels.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Walden University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
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