Stay at the forefront of this evolving field as you study the latest theories and explore todays increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice, including how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact at the local, state, and federal level. In the M.S. in Criminal Justice program at Walden University, you can explore a unique curriculum that combines criminal behavioral theory with technology, homeland security, and management skills that you can apply immediately on the job or use to advance your career.
Specializations (in addition to the General Program)
Homeland Security Policy
Homeland Security Policy and Coordination
Law and Public Policy
Public Management and Leadership
Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace
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