In the Master of Business Administration in criminal justice program students are provided the opportunity to develop and expand their current understanding of the criminal justice system as well as their skills in management and supervisory roles within the field. Practical and theoretical classes allows students to learn the reasons behind law enforcement and criminal justice procedures and practices, as well as the skills needed to be effective managers in this dynamic area. Students will learn advanced issues in crime scene investigation, in criminal laws and ethical issues in law enforcement as well as the court procedures and corrections aspects of the criminal justice system.
Courses are usually taught by professionals in the field of law enforcement, parole and probation, corrections or those experienced in court procedures and prosecution. Graduates of the program will also learn how to work with diverse groups of people, leadership skills in the criminal justice field as well as dealing with both criminals and victims and their families. Often effective communication, strategic management and human resource management are a key component of the classes.