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Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership

 

Serve your community and grow in your career. Our advanced-degree program is designed to enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of professionals in a variety of fields related to criminal justice.

Explore

Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership

 

Serve your community and grow in your career. Our advanced-degree program is designed to enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of professionals in a variety of fields related to criminal justice.

Class Type

100% online, 11-week courses

 

Next Start Date

October 4, 2021

Transfer Credits

Up to 12 Units From Another Master’s Program

 

Accreditation

WASC Senior College & University Commission

Lead with perspective.

The program takes an interdisciplinary approach to leadership and is structured to provide a balanced, flexible approach to pertinent leadership topics applied broadly to criminal justice so that graduates are well versed in foundational thoughts and practices, current theories and approaches, and future directions through research and planning. To support the interdisciplinary approach of the program, courses are taught by professors who are experienced in law enforcement, education, mental health, law, program design, and research methods.

The program is designed for working professionals who perhaps have changing schedules and family responsibilities.  What this mean is that we’ve decided to offer the program 100% online — asynchronously.  So, you are not required to be online at any specific time.  Each week, generally, what you need to do is to log into your class, read, watch some videos, post discussions, and write short papers. For each course, you’ll spend approximately 10-12 hours a week on your assignments, but you’ll do it when it fits your schedule.

Program Requirements (44 Units)

Foundational Thoughts and Practices (12 Units)

CJ 310 Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice
CJ 311 Leaders and Influencers
CJ 312 Critical Thoughts and Ideas

 

Current Theories and Approaches (12 Units)

CJ 350 Leadership Theories and Approaches
CJ 351 Leading through Learning
CJ 352 The Trauma-Informed Leader

 

Future Directions in Research and Planning (12 Units)

CJ 394 Research Methods
CJ 396 Program Design and Evaluation
CJ 398 Criminal Justice Capstone

 

Electives (8 Units, Select two courses)

CJ 365 Corrections
CJ 366 Mental Health Issues
CJ 367 Public and Media Relations
LEGA 204 Criminal Law
MBA 320 Organizational Behavior

Innovate

Build an enduring and dynamic foundation of principled leadership in criminal justice.

Evaluate

Evaluate situations to employ theories and approaches to lead in criminal justice organizations.

Lead

Apply critical and original analysis in the design of strategies to address issues in the field of criminal justice.

Get Started in 2 Easy Steps

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Submit Application

Submit a Graduate Application along with application fee.

Submit Transcripts

Provide official transcript from regionally accredited college or university showing evidence of baccalaureate degree with a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA.

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Julie Walker, Admissions Counselor
Jess Bonds, Dean of Graduate Studies