Master Of Business Administration (MBA) – Criminal Justice Administration
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Degree ACBSP
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Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2024

Lead with Authority with an MBA in Criminal Justice Administration

Whether you are already in the field of criminal justice or you are preparing to make a career change, Liberty University’s Master of Business Administration – Criminal Justice Administration can help prepare you for the leadership challenges in the criminal justice field. This program focuses on the integration of advanced business practices with criminal justice management training. You will get a well-rounded education that will help you to apply key leadership principles found in the business world to the field of criminal justice.

Our MBA in Criminal Justice Administration will not only give you the criminal justice fundamentals that you need, but you will also explore time-tested management techniques that can be applied to any organization. Our professors have real-world criminal justice and business experience so that they can guide you in the integration of faith and professional life. Their years of experience will help you learn how to lead with the authority, knowledge, and confidence that comes from clear principles.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s MBA in Criminal Justice Administration Degree?

Our MBA in Criminal Justice Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This accreditation along with courses taught by experienced professionals from a Christian worldview shows that you have an education that emphasizes high ethical standards that come from applying biblical ethics to management practices.

Liberty’s School of Business is equipped with state-of-the-art centers for training and simulation that will help prepare you for the real-world challenges of any industry. We have the Center for Cyber Excellence, the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Financial Literacy to provide specialized training and opportunities that will help turn your career dreams into a reality. With on-campus resources and the flexibility of evening classes, optional one-week intensives, and online courses, you can focus on getting exactly the training you need.

What Will You Learn in Our Master of Business Administration in Criminal Justice Administration Degree?

Liberty University’s MBA in Criminal Justice Administration will prepare you for the rigors of criminal justice leadership. Besides courses in finance and international business, you will get a foundation in human resource management, advanced management skills in operations, and learn how to structure and design your organization.

The criminal justice specialization will teach you about the interdependency of agencies and how the hierarchical structures work between departments. Understanding the latest challenges and topics in criminal justice such as white collar crime and Homeland Security’s role in law enforcement will provide context for the usefulness of business management skills in criminal justice settings. 

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

BUSI 650 – Operations Management

CJUS 500 – Criminal Justice Integration

CJUS 520 – Administration of Justice Organizations

CJUS 550 – Topics and Trends in Criminal Justice

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our MBA in Criminal Justice Administration Degree

  • Our School of Business is among only 3% of business schools worldwide to earn ACBSP accreditation.
  • You can complete your MBA in Criminal Justice Administration in two years.
  • Get real-world learning opportunities and experiences while you are working on your degree.
  • Discover how a Christian worldview perspective can help solve business ethical dilemmas.

MBA in Criminal Justice Degree Information

Career Opportunities for MBA in Criminal Justice Administration Graduates

  • Corrections administrator
  • Emergency management director
  • FBI agent
  • Financial examiner
  • Police and detective supervisor
  • Security manager

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Prerequisites: a minimum of 15 hours of upper level (300-400 level) undergraduate coursework
  • Students without the required undergraduate coursework must pass BMAL 590 and earn a minimum GPA of 3.0 on any other graduate level coursework
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account