Criminal Justice Leadership and Management

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Certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management

Michael Kyle, Program Director
Strong Hall 226

Program description

Criminal Justice agency administrators require a specialized combination of knowledge, which includes a foundation in criminal justice policy, policy analysis and research interpretation skills, knowledge of ethical leadership principles, and knowledge of management techniques and or/ financial management. The Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management prepares the student for a leadership role with courses covering these four key areas.

Admissions criteria

To be considered for the program, a student must have a 2.75 grade point average.

Required courses - 12 hours total

Course(s) Area of Study Credit Hours
CRM 701 Criminal Justice Policy 3 hrs
CRM 715 Leadership and Management in Criminal Justice 3 hrs
Ethics and Leadership in the Public Sector
The Ethics of Justice
3 hrs
PLS 756
PLS 753
Financial Management for State and Local Government
Management Techniques and Organizational Behavior


3 hrs