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Whether you aspire to be a leader or a scholar and professor in the criminal justice arena, Walden University’s online PhD in Criminal Justice program can prepare you with the skills you need for career advancement.
Next Start Date: September 27, 2021
Transfer Credits: Up to 38 credits
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Explore the ethical issues that need to be managed during crisis, and become prepared to lead effectively in emergency situations.
Gain an understanding of international environments, communities, sustainability frameworks, and more.
Explore recent trends and issues within homeland security, and learn how to implement protective measures and policies.
Study theoretical perspectives on the causations of crimes and the latest modalities in managing crisis.
Gain a deeper understanding of law and legal situations in the workplace through our Law and Public Policy specialization.
Explore the foundations of instructional design and delivery so you can inspire future criminal justice professionals to further their careers.
Develop strategies for instituting transformative change that inspires employees and shapes public policy.
The PhD in Criminal Justice features two tracks, depending on your previous education.
A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate
Earning your online PhD in Criminal Justice requires commitment, perseverance, and hard work. You can do it, and Walden is here to help—with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.
Walden’s PhD in Criminal Justice can help prepare you for a variety of positions, including:*
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.
Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
"Having an advanced degree allowed me to gain new job duties and responsibilities,which will in turn help me in all areas of my life."
Enrollment Restrictions by State
Walden currently cannot enroll residents of the following states/districts into the PhD in Criminal Justice program: Wisconsin.
ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:
A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*
*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.
Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.