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Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Criminal Justice (Mixed-Model)

Offered By: Walden University

The Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Criminal Justice is designed for criminal justice professionals, including supervisors and managers in policing, courts, corrections, security and associated support agencies, who aspire to move into management and administrative assignments. The coursework includes an in-depth review and discussion of contemporary decision-making models and issues confronting the American criminal justice system. This program educates students on public policy issues and social change through forward-thinking management. Public and nonprofit institutions are transforming and society is demanding professionals who are able to improve the services of organizations. Walden's program helps learners develop new public policies and visionary plans. Walden is ideal for ambitious learners who wish to pursue an advanced degree without sacrificing career or family.

The mixed-model option is a more flexible program of study that includes online courses and Walden's signature Knowledge Area Modules (KAMs). Study independently and work closely with a faculty mentor to apply your research to an area in which you are passionate.