Degree Program Overview

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management program combines the convenience of an online education with the prestige of a criminal justice degree from SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice. The degree is offered in two delivery formats: weekend or online.

The master's degree in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management is intended for criminal justice professionals currently working in mid-management positions or those seeking career advancement in the field of criminal justice. The degree caters to professionals whose jobs and family commitments prevent them from returning to campus as full-time students. The program allows working professionals to continue the pursuit of their career in criminal justice while completing their degree in two years.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Master of Science (M.S.)
Length 36 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: May 1
  • Spring: November 1

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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