Earn Your Online Criminal Justice or Emergency Management Degree From Walden

Build a Career Protecting the Public Welfare

Professionals interested in online criminal justice degreesWould 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.

Explore our online Criminal Justice or Emergency Management degrees and other programs below:


PhD in Criminal Justice

PhD in Human and Social Services 

PhD in Psychology 

PhD in Public Policy and Administration 


Master of Public Administration (MPA) 

MS in Criminal Justice 

MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management

MS in Emergency Management 

MS in Forensic Psychology 

MS in Human Services


BS in Criminal Justice 

BS in Forensic Psychology

BS in Health Studies 

BS in Human Services 

BS in Political Science and Public Administration

BS in Psychology 


Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security

Post-Master’s Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education

Why Consider Our Criminal Justice Programs?

  • All of Walden’s online criminal justice degree programs, including our PhD in Criminal JusticeMS 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.


Find out more about our online criminal justice programs now.  Request Information

Request Information


U.S. / Canadian postal codes only.