2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) 
    Sep 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Management and Administration - BS in Criminal Justice

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Managers and organizational leaders must learn to successfully guide criminal justice organizations into the global 21st century. In this concentration, students will study how to create and apply policies and budgets to successfully manage their organizations. They will develop and integrate models of cross-agency coordination among regional, state, national, and international agencies in anticipation and response to typical critical incidents. And they will prepare for positions in a range of departments of local and regional law enforcement offices, in victim and advocacy services, and in criminal justice-related nonprofit organizations.

Degree Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (40 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
  • Elective courses (75 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum

Electives (75 cr.)

Choose 15 courses from general education, BS in Criminal Justice, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least 15 credits must be at the 3000–4000 level. Elective credits should total 75 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.