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Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree
Management & Leadership

Focus your criminal justice education in management and leadership

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Make your mark in criminal justice

Focusing study in management and leadership as it pertains to criminal justice and public safety will equip you with the skills you need to become an influential difference maker as a thought leader in your field.

Earn a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice concentrating in management and leadership and you will have excellent qualification for supervisory roles in protective service.

  • Learn online in Herzing’s Everywhere Classroom: on your schedule, at your pace
  • Dedicated class topics unique to this concentration vs. our general criminal justice degree: introductory business, leadership and organizational behavior, human resources, multicultural issues, supervising and managing, and contemporary issues in criminal justice
  • Learn from experienced faculty and industry experts who bring their insights and practical knowledge into the virtual classroom

This degree concentration can be a great choice for current law enforcement personnel seeking to advance within their profession and earn a supervisory or managerial role. We exist to help you take the next big step in your career. It IS possible.

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Curriculum

Classes & curriculum details

This program provides students with a comprehensive academic knowledge of public safety; including criminology, law enforcement, corrections and the criminal justice system as well as the skills and techniques for supervision and management.

All classes are delivered online.

ProgramMonths*Credits
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Management and Leadership32120
*Average number of months for students to complete program
Program availability varies by location

Required Courses in Criminal Justice

All courses, 48.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in Supervision and Management

A minimum of 18.00 semester credit hours is required.

Elective Courses

A minimum of 12.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours must be at the 300- to 400 level. Qualified students will have the opportunity to elect to take masters-level courses as a part of the Dual-Credit Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Required Capstone or Internship

4.00 credit hours are required.

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Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications 9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity) 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

A minimum of 2.00 semester credit hours is required.

Dual Credit

Save time and money by earning dual credit

Students enrolled in Herzing University’s Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Management and Leadership bachelor’s degree program can get a head start on earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Qualifying undergraduate students may apply up to 12 credits toward an MBA degree.

HR graduates may choose one of several MBA concentrations, or consider our Dual Concentration option to add additional emphasis to your MBA credential.

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Requirements

Criminal Justice program enrollment prerequisites

Prerequisites to enroll in the Herzing University Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree program in Management and Leadership include:

  • Completion of a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing admissions advisor
  • Complete an enrollment application
  • Students seeking to enroll in the associate degree program will be required to meet special employment criteria prior to being admitted. For specific requirements please check with the Admissions Office.

Classes Start July 12th

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This program provides students with a comprehensive academic knowledge of public safety; including criminology, law enforcement, corrections and the criminal justice system, as well as the skills and techniques for supervision and management. This degree can also provide advancement opportunities for law enforcement personnel requiring a bachelor's degree when applying for or advancing within the profession. (Some states, including but not limited to Minnesota, require additional certification, licensing, and/or training academy completion to be eligible for employment in a law enforcement capacity.)

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