Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice / Public Management & Leadership
Walden University

Program Details

Develop the expertise to lead, educate, and inspire fellow criminal justice professionals with a PhD in Criminal Justice focused in Public Management and Leadership. Graduates will be prepared with skills to boost their organization’s efficiency and effectiveness. 

Students will gain leadership and interpersonal skills required to be a strong manager. They will be able to take on challenges from increasing performance requirements to new financial obligations. Courses explore how to develop strategies to implement change that inspires employees and shapes public policy.

Courses specific to this major concentration include:

  • Strategic context of management and leadership
  • Transformative change in a shared power world
  • The language of leadership

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires four face-to-face residencies. 

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island