Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Terrorism, Mediation & Peace
Walden University

Program Details

Waldon University offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Terrorism, Mediation & Peace, an online homeland security degree.  The curriculum provides a foundation for understanding anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on public policies with this online criminal justice degree.  You will explore how terrorism policies are drafted and enforced and how ethical issues related to human rights are treated.  Courses explain the roots of international and domestic terrorism along with the political, social, and cultural motivations behind it.  Students examine the psychological effects of terrorism and trauma.
This specialization also includes courses in the broader field of criminal justice, including criminal behavior theory, technology, and management skills applicable to challenges facing law enforcement.  You will evaluate the root causes of crime and the impact on criminal justice practices and procedures while also analyzing how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact at all levels.


  • 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

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island