About the Degree
If you are seeking a management or administration career in the field of criminal justice, Walden University can help you gain the knowledge and skills necessary though their Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program with a concentration in Management and Administration.
This online program blends modern theory on the nature, extent, and cause of crime with the study of national and international criminal justice practices to prepare you for a rewarding career.
Walden’s coursework is based on recommendations from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
The concentration will teach you how to create and apply budgets and policies to manage an organization. You will learn how to develop and integrate different agencies to anticipate and respond to critical events.
After graduating, you will be ready to assume roles in a variety of departments, including law enforcement offices, criminal justice related non-profit organizations, and victim and advocacy services.
Course highlights include Data Analysis for the Criminal Justice Professional, Law Enforcement, Management and Supervision in Criminal Justice Systems, and Planning and Budgeting.
To apply for admission, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 24 years old.
About the School
With over 36,000 graduates, Walden University is a popular choice for online students.
In 2009, the Online Education Database ranked the university 2nd in the “Peer Web Citations” category and 4th in the “Scholarly Citations” category.
The school’s online learning environment includes interactive media. In the criminal justice program, you will experience the crime assessment process through lifelike, computer-generated scenarios of crime scenes.