Master of Arts inCriminal Justice Leadership

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Course Length: 8 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • Online

Criminal Justice Leadership

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Leadership program consists of 36 credit hours and is offered fully online.  The online master's in criminal justice format is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule.

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Curriculum Overview

Overview

The online M.A. in Criminal Justice coursework is more challenging, self-directed and creative than its undergraduate counterpart. The courses are designed to enhance current professionalism and position students for leadership opportunities. Current students in the program come from a variety of backgrounds, including law enforcement, military, social service and corrections.

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CJU-505 - Reflective Adult Learner & Ldr

The premise of this course is leaders must have an understanding of who they are and why they are here. Students will devote considerable time to self-examination and reflection to gain greater awareness and understanding of who they are, and how their life and professional experiences influence their paradigms and leadership qualities. There is an emphasis on attitude and emotional intelligence and how they influence leadership effectiveness and results.

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree or higher with an accreditor that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a comparable degree from outside the U.S., with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  3. Personal statement that includes the following requirements:
    • The statement falls between 400 and 1000 words.
    • Includes a beginning (introduction), middle (body), and end (summary/conclusion).
    • This statement is original (no plagiarism) and reflective of the applicant’s experiences and traits. No outside work (citations and references) is allowed.
    • The submission is professional with no spelling, grammar, or sentence structure errors.
    • The statement should address the following:
      • Describe your employment history and why you are choosing to pursue a graduate degree at this time in your career.
      • Describe a personal and/or professional goal that you hope you will fulfill through earning your graduate degree.
      • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

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Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95%95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor's) four years after graduation.

*salary data source: mnedtrends.org

44%CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov

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Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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