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Explore our PhD in Criminal Justice General Program

Today’s rapidly changing criminal justice system demands new skills and specialized knowledge. In the General Program, you will cover a range of topics from cybercrime to homeland security. Explore current crisis management practices in addition to theories on the root causes of crime. You will also analyze how historical events—including recent national security issues—have impacted and altered the criminal justice system.

PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

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Fast-Track Option

Walden offers a Fast-Track Option. Students can complete their doctorate in less time by taking advantage of this path. With the Fast-Track Option, students take additional courses and begin their dissertation early to expedite their path through the program.

Choose the Path That Is Right for You

TRACK I: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in criminal justice or a related field.

TRACK II: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in a discipline other than criminal justice.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

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