Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Management

Lamar University MBA

Degree: Master of Business Administration
Concentration: Criminal Justice Management
Hours: 36

Criminal Justice MBA

Delivery Options:

Degree Description

The Online MBA with a concentration in Criminal Justice Management at Lamar University is an excellent degree for you if you are already employed in the field of law enforcement, correctional administration or security management and would like to reach new levels of management, and leadership within your current organizations.

Why Study Criminal Justice Management at Lamar?

The Lamar University Online MBA with a concentration in Criminal Justice Management offers you an extensive business management background while preparing you to apply management principles in a criminal justice setting. You will gain insight on how business management can be applied to the highest ranking positions in the field of criminal justice.

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Online MBA Criminal Justice Management

Career Paths

Corrections administrators are responsible for the security and safety of a correctional facility. Administrative staff and supervisors in a prison direct the activities of corrections officers and ensure the facility has an appropriate amount of staff. Prison wardens manage the facility and must prepare reports and budgets while providing leadership for supervisors and administrative personnel. Jobs for correctional officers and jailers are expected to increase by 4% from 2014 to 2024 (

Primary Careers

Probation and parole officer, court administrator, corrections administrator

Career Areas

  • Detention facility management
  • Detainee oversight
  • Probation and parole
  • Court administration
  • Corrections administration

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Government agencies
  • Courts of law (all levels)
  • Detention facilities, jails
  • State and federal prisons
  • Probation and parole facilities
Faculty Member NameDr. Larry Allen
Department Chair
Economics and Finance
Faculty Member NameDr. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay
Department Chair
Information Systems
Faculty Member NameDr. Gisele Moss
Department Chair
Faculty Member NameDr. K.C. Sen
Department Chair
Management and Marketing