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Ph.D. in Human Services - Criminal Justice

Walden University



The online Ph.D. in Human Services - Criminal Justice degree from Walden University is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to develop an advanced knowledge of the criminal justice field.

The online criminal justice course in this human services degree program cover a number of topics, such as:

  • Public safety
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • The courts and prisons
  • The control and elimination of criminal behavior

During the course of this online criminal justice degree program, students work with a number of experts in the field in order to develop their understanding of the myriad of theoretical and practical aspects that are related to this field.

Included in this online human services criminal justice degree program, students are given the opportunity of studying a number areas related to the field of CJ, including:

  • Demographic shifts
  • Economic disparity among racial and ethnic groups
  • Urban decay
  • Interpersonal violence
  • The increasing role of substance abuse and poverty in criminal behavior

As a graduate of this online doctorate in criminal justice program, individuals will have gained the knowledge that is needed for leading the complex process of changing the community's social, educational, and economic infrastructures to reduce violence.

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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