The online MBA with a concentration in Criminal Justice Leadership from Waldorf University will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to rise through the ranks to leadership or executive positions in business, organizations, or a municipality. You will develop expertise in a wide range of topics and issues related to a criminal justice degree, including research methods, criminal justice systems, corrections, law enforcement, forensics, and more. In addition, you will receive extensive education in leadership areas, including management skills, finance and budgeting, decision-making, and other areas.

Earning your MBA with a Criminal Justice Leadership concentration can help you prepare for a career such as:

  • Law enforcement manager
  • Federal agent (FBI, CIA, DEA, ICE, and others)
  • Customs official
  • Criminal profiler
  • Forensic analyst
  • Corrections official
  • City manager
  • City planner
  • Jail supervisor

Waldorf’s MBA with a Criminal Justice Leadership concentration program is only available online.

Why Earn Your MBA with a Criminal Justice Leadership Concentration Online at Waldorf?

If you are interested in a leadership in criminal justice degree, earning your MBA online from Waldorf offers you flexibility, convenience, and control over your educational experience. By adding a concentration in criminal justice leadership, you will graduate well prepared to pursue a leadership position in a public or private-sector career area. Our MBA and criminal justice leadership courses feature a high level of student-faculty interaction and collaboration, as well as valuable opportunities for students to engage each other online.

Earn Your MBA Online Around Your Busy Schedule

Waldorf’s convenient and flexible online course delivery format makes it easy to earn your MBA, whether you have a full-time job, a family, other personal obligations—or all of the above. Our highly regarded MBA and criminal justice leadership courses are offered through the latest interactive technology and remote course delivery systems. This format allows you to learn at your own pace while still being part of the class, including interacting with your professors and peers.

Learn from Supportive, Expert MBA and Criminal Justice Faculty

Waldorf’s MBA and criminal justice faculty are experienced and practicing professionals in their fields, offering extensive insights that will help you understand the realities of the industry.

Our faculty members are caring, accessible, and dedicated to your success. They take the time to mentor and guide you as you progress through your courses to earn your MBA with a Criminal Justice Leadership concentration online.

MBA and Criminal Justice Degree Concentration Curriculum Overview

Your coursework will include required core classes in executive skills, IT, accounting for managerial decision-making, human resource management, public finance and budgeting, research methods, and management information systems. In addition, you will complete courses specific to current criminal justice leadership, including:

  • Ethics for public administration
  • Leadership development and coaching
  • Leadership and management skills for criminal justice administration
  • Critical analysis of criminal justice administration
  • Criminal justice policy analysis
  • Sociocultural systems


This program is available online only.

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Grade of B or higher in all required courses and professional electives

MBA With a Criminal Justice Leadership Concentration Degree Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
ACC 5301 Management Applications of Accounting 3
ORG 5100 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
MBA 5401 Management Information Systems 3
MBA 5501 Advanced Marketing 3
MBA 5652 Research Methods 3
MBA 6053 Economics for Managers 3
MBA 6081 Corporate Finance 3
Total Major Requirement Credit Hours: 21