Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Terrorism, Mediation & Peace
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 Terrorism, Mediation, & Peace specialization provides a foundation for understanding anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on public policies. Explore how terrorism policies are drafted and enforced and how ethical issues related to human rights are treated. The coursework will outline the roots of international and domestic terrorism and the political, social, and cultural motivations behind it. You will also explore the psychological effects of terrorism and trauma.


  • 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.