Criminal Justice Management (Online)

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Whether you are an established law enforcement professional ready to advance to leadership levels or ready to bring your talents to a new career in criminal justice, Lamar University's M.B.A. in Criminal Justice Management degree program prepares you for the unique challenges of managing people, budgets and high-stress situations in a criminal justice setting.

Studying a range of business, leadership and specialized criminal justice topics, you will gain knowledge, skills and experiences that can help you advance quickly in a range of criminal justice fields.

In addition to management theory, organizational leadership and business communication, you will also explore legal issues and trends associated with both business and law enforcement leadership. You will also become a skilled managerial decision maker with positive leadership traits and an understanding of many aspects of crime prevention, control and punishment.


CRIJ 5310 – Criminal Justice System and Policy

CRIJ 5320 – Theoretical Foundations of Crime Control

CRIJ 5340 – Special Topics in Criminal Justice Studies

CRIJ 5345 – Criminal Justice Leadership


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