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Prepare for a challenging career in law enforcement, homeland security, emergency management, and other exciting fields.

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.

Criminal Justice Programs

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BS in Criminal Justice

Move up the ranks in your law enforcement or criminal justice career. Walden is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
  • Tempo Learning®: 12/6/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

Gain skills and knowledge in criminal behavior theory, technology, homeland security, and management. Prepare for a career in law enforcement, judiciary, corrections, or probation.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
  • Tempo Learning®: 1/3/2022
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Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

Designed for professionals in policing, courts, corrections, and security, this program can expand your expertise in policy analysis, decision-making models, and issues in the U.S. criminal justice system.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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Individual Courses

We offer hundreds of for-credit individual courses in education, counseling, business, IT, psychology, and health, among other areas which may be applied to Walden degree programs.

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BS in Criminal Justice

BS in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminal Investigation

    Concentration
  • Multiple Learning Options Available

Delve deep into the criminal mind and its workings. Explore the investigative process, from collecting evidence to interviewing witnesses.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
  • Tempo Learning®: 12/6/2021
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BS in Criminal Justice

BS in Criminal Justice - Self-Designed

    Concentration

Create a unique BS in Criminal Justice learning program that reflects your specific career goals and professional interests.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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Online 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.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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Online 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).

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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Online 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.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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Online 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: 12/13/2021
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Online 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: 12/13/2021
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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.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Policy and Coordination

    Specialization

Public safety is a pressing concern, and homeland security policymakers are faced with tough decisions every day. The specialization in Homeland Security Policy and Coordination offers you a foundation for evaluating and creating protective measures and policies that do not compromise individual rights and freedoms.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Global Leadership

    Specialization

With a specialization in Global Leadership, you can gain skills and knowledge that are essential to operating effectively in regions seeking to develop and modernize. Learn about the roles of strategic planning, management, and leadership in public and nonprofit entities and methods to facilitate timely and effective decision making in uncertain circumstances.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Public Management and Leadership

    Specialization
  • Multiple Learning Options Available

This specialization prepares you to develop strategies for managing unpredictable change in public organizations. You will discover how transformative change occurs in complex public systems and how language can influence and inspire organizational change.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
  • Tempo Learning®: 1/3/2022
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace

    Specialization

The threat of terrorism demands constant vigilance and a concentrated effort on prevention. This specialization provides a foundation for understanding anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on public policies. Explore how terrorism policies are drafted and enforced and how ethical issues related to human rights are treated.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Cybercrimes

    Specialization

Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice. Study the latest theories and explore today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. This program can help teach you a unique blend of technology, homeland security, and management skills that you can apply immediately on the job or use to advance your career.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Behavioral Sciences

    Specialization

Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice. Study the latest theories and explore today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. This program can help teach you a unique blend of technology, homeland security, and management skills that you can apply immediately on the job or use to advance your career.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Emergency Management

    Specialization

Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice. Study the latest theories and explore today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. This program can help teach you a unique blend of technology, homeland security, and management skills that you can apply immediately on the job or use to advance your career.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Law and Public Policy

    Specialization

Today’s legal decisions directly influence the creation of public policy. This intricate relationship provides the basis for the specialization in Law and Public Policy. Examine the vital legal knowledge available to public policy practitioners as you explore legal concepts, cases, and current trends in law and policy.

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  • Course-Based: 12/13/2021
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