The Master of Business Administration in Criminal Justice Leadership at Waldorf University provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to rise through the ranks to leadership or executive positions in their organizations within an ever-changing legal environment. This is accomplished through required core advanced classes in economics, leadership, accounting for managerial decision making, human resource management, public finance and budgeting, research methods, and management information systems. In addition, courses specific to current criminal justice leadership covering ethics for public administration, leadership development and coaching, leadership and management skills for criminal justice administration, critical analysis of criminal justice administration, and criminal justice policy analysis and socio-cultural 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
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
Criminal Justice Leadership Concentration*
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
PA 5302 Ethics for Public Administration 3
ORG 6000 Leadership Development and Coaching 3
CRJ 5200

Leadership and Management Skills for
Criminal Justice Administration

CRJ 5390 Critical Analysis of Criminal Justice
CRJ 6800 Criminal Justice Policy Analysis and
Socio-Cultural Systems
Total Concentration Credit Hours: 15
Total Credit Hours: 36