MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management Degree

Walden’s MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management program offers a General Program as well as a variety of specializations to help you meet your personal and professional goals.

Take part in an in-depth understanding of the field of criminal justice. Study the management, communication, policy, and budgeting skills that can position you to take on a more senior role at your agency or organization. Explore ways to work effectively with policymakers and decision-makers.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (45 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Note: The specializations are optional for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. Students who choose not to pursue a specialization will complete only these courses.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code CRJS 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6137 Course The Nature of Crime and Criminology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6215 Course Controversies in Criminal Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6420 Course Organizational Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6216 Course Criminal Justice Research Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6431 Course Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6435 Course Human Resource Management: Building a Capable Workforce Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6218 Course Applied Communications Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6910 Course Capstone: Criminal Justice Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
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