Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Justice Leadership and Management
Get the advanced leadership and management skills you need to lead in today's criminal justice system.
If you are a criminal justice professional working in a federal, state or local governmental organization or in a nonprofit agency and are looking to advance in your field, then this program is for you. Our 30-credit Master of Professional Studies program will prepare you for leadership and/or management positions in law enforcement, correctional organizations, probation and parole, juvenile justice, victim services, corporate security, and other criminal justice-related agencies.
How does the program work?
This 30-credit advanced degree focuses on leadership, management and accountability. Course content includes:
- ethics in criminal justice
- crime and policy development
- professional communication
- politics, legislation and media
- administration, systems and applications
- leadership development
- strategic crisis management.
For your capstone project, you will combine your knowledge of justice leadership and management, policy and the law, and practical skills to analyze a real-world problem.
Classes are offered online in 10-week semesters. The program can be completed in a year and a half.