Online PhD in Criminal Justice


Enhance your credentials and develop the expertise to lead, educate, and inspire the next generation of criminal justice professionals.

Enhance your credentials and develop the expertise to lead, educate, and inspire the next generation of criminal justice professionals.

Next Start Dates

  • Course Based

    Courses with a set schedule

    January 09, 2023

Transfer Credits

Up to 38 Credits

Note on Licensure: Walden’s PhD in Criminal Justice program is not considered a Professional Peace Officer Education Program for the state of Minnesota, and is not designed or intended to prepare graduates for licensure as a peace officer, police officer or other law enforcement officer in any state.

Note: Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic, such as tuition and fee increases; transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. full-time enrollment; writing, research, and editing skills; use of external data for the doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations, caregiving responsibilities, or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.