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Lead, Educate, and Inspire With Our Criminal Justice PhD Program

Do you want to help shape the next generation of criminal justice professionals? Build the knowledge and confidence you need to deepen your impact with Walden’s criminal justice doctoral program.

Our online criminal justice PhD program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Advance your education while continuing to serve your organization and community. Build on your experience with scholarly research to create innovative solutions to real-world problems. You’ll also benefit from our Doctoral Degree Coach™—a tool to help you map key milestones and stay on track to program completion.

Criminal Justice PhD Program

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PhD in Criminal Justice

Pursue your PhD in criminal justice from our online degree program. Pursue leadership roles in your organization or begin a career in criminal justice education.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Justice Administration

    Specialization

Students pursuing this specialization have the opportunity to study the risk factors associated with criminal behavior as well as how history has shaped the modern criminal justice system.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Online Teaching in Higher Education

    Specialization

Explore the unique attributes of adult learners, teaching and learning theory, trends in higher education, and the key elements of instructional design and delivery. You will also be introduced to the various cutting-edge technologies that are transforming adult education today.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Policy and Coordination

    Specialization

Study homeland-security-related trends and issues, such as how national security agencies collaborate to keep the public safe as well as applications of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Emergency Management

    Specialization

Focus on both skill development and methods for building robust, effective teams. You also will explore new emergency management leadership tactics required in today’s global world and industries, including ethical issues that can arise in some situations.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Public Management and Leadership

    Specialization

Develop strategies for sparking transformative change in a public organization of your choosing. Gain leadership and interpersonal skills that can help you be a competent leader, shape public policy, and inspire and motivate your employees.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Criminal Justice - Global Leadership

    Specialization

Provide you with the skills needed to be an effective leader in the international landscape, particularly in developing regions. Examine models and frameworks for sustainability, gain tools and strategies for making timely decisions in complex circumstances, and learn how global leaders build capacity for change within communities.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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