Earn Your Online Criminal Justice Degree from Walden

Build a Career Protecting the Public Welfare

Professionals interested in online criminal justice degreesWould you like to play an instrumental role in ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals, communities, and the entire nation?

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the demand for criminal justice and security professionals is at an all-time high.* An online criminal justice degree from Walden can help prepare you for a challenging career in law enforcement, homeland security, emergency management, and other exciting fields. Choose from bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs, all taught by expert faculty members who are committed to your success.

Explore our online criminal justice degrees and other programs below:


Ph.D. in Human Services 

Ph.D. in Psychology 

Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration 


Master of Public Administration (MPA) 

M.S. in Criminal Justice 

M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management

M.S. in Emergency Management 

M.S. in Forensic Psychology 

M.S. in Human Services


B.S. in Criminal Justice 

B.S. in Forensic Psychology

B.S. in Health Studies 

B.S. in Human Services 

B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration

B.S. in Psychology 


Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security

Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security

Why Consider Our Criminal Justice Programs?

  • Coursework in our online M.S. in Emergency Management program focuses on the essential skills related to developing and implementing disaster prevention and response plans. This program can help prepare you to earn certificates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Emergency Management Institute.
  • Many of our criminal justice programs offer enriching, beyond-the-classroom learning components such as academic residencies and capstone projects. Residencies give you the opportunity to enrich your education experience and collaborate face to face with faculty and peers. Our capstone component enables you to identify a real challenge facing your profession and develop a practical solution for solving it.
  • A number of Walden’s online criminal justice degree programs, including our M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management, M.S. in Criminal Justice, and B.S. in Criminal Justice, allow you to choose one of a variety of specializations and concentrations to make your studies more personally relevant and aligned with your goals.
  • Walden is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.com, one of the six regional accrediting associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Accreditation is a mark of educational excellence, affirming that our online criminal justice degrees are rigorous, high quality, and taught by credentialed faculty. Choosing an accredited university for your online criminal justice degree can help ensure that you gain the relevant 21st-century skills needed to excel in your career.

* U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Budget-in-Brief, Fiscal Year 2012.


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