Would 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.

Use the degree finder below to find the right Walden online criminal justice program for you.


Why Consider Our Criminal Justice Programs?

  • All of Walden’s online criminal justice degree programs, including our PhD in Criminal Justice, MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management, MS in Criminal Justice, and BS 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.
  • Through interactive media and lifelike computer-generated crime scene simulations in our BS in Criminal Justice program, you can gain an understanding of what it’s like to work in the criminal justice field.
  • Many of our online degree programs offer you the opportunity to study a broader area of interest and then focus your learning with a specialization or concentration in criminal justice, including our PhD in Human Services, MS in Emergency Management, and BS in Psychology programs.
  • Walden is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), 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 degree programs 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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