Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security Policy & Coordination
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.

The specialization in Homeland Security Policy & Coordination offers you a foundation for evaluating and creating protective measures and policies that do not compromise individual rights and freedoms. Explore the collaborative relationships between public security agencies. The coursework also focuses on using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and understanding the complexity of homeland security issues.


  • 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