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Criminal Justice Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 months
    Duration
Online
Whether you are an established law enforcement professional ready to advance to leadership levels or ready to bring your talents to a new career in criminal justice, Lamar University's MBA in Criminal Justice Management degree program prepares you for the unique challenges of managing people, budgets and high-stress situations in a criminal justice setting.

About

Studying a range of business, leadership and specialized criminal justice topics, you will gain knowledge, skills and experiences that can help you advance quickly in a range of criminal justice fields.

In addition to management theory, organizational leadership and business communication, you will also explore legal issues and trends associated with both business and law enforcement leadership. You will also become a skilled managerial decision maker with positive leadership traits and an understanding of many aspects of crime prevention, control and punishment.

The Criminal Justice Management program is offered at Lamar University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice System and Policy
  • Theoretical Foundations of Crime Control
  • Special Studies Applied Criminology Law
  • Criminal Justice Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 14 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Upon receipt of all university-required documents, the Admissions Office will forward your file to your desired academic department for an admission decision.

Required admissions materials include:

  • An admissions application completed online through the Apply Texas system.
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended, including the accredited institution from which the applicant earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • Scores on the GRE or GMAT (for MBA applicants). Both tests are administered by the LU Career & Testing Center. Scores may not be more than five years old. Use school code 6360 for GRE.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

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