Online Master of Science in Criminology: Leadership Focus

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The Leadership Focus offered as an option in our online or on campus Master of Science in Criminology degree is designed for students who are currently in leadership positions within their organization, or are working to grow their career and enter a leadership role. This focus requires three classes (9 credit hours) substituted for existing MSCR courses, and can be completed online or in-person at one of Regis University’s convenient campus locations.

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Pursuing a focus area like leadership within criminology provides students with an opportunity to fortify expertise in a particular area within criminology and strengthens marketability to future employers. Once the Master of Science in Criminology with a Leadership Focus is completed, graduates will be prepared to take on careers that involve governing nonprofit organizations; demonstrating ethical leadership, conflict resolution and effective communication; and mobilizing followers to operate under the leader’s strategy and action plan.

Careers in criminology leadership are as wide-ranging as the field of criminology itself. Graduates may find jobs in leadership roles in criminal justice agencies; federal, state and local government; non-profit organizations; legal foundations; political entities; social and human services agencies and private corporations.

Leadership Focus Courses

The Master of Science in Criminology: Leadership Focus requires students to complete three of the following courses which will replace three MSCR graduate courses approved by your academic advisor.

  • Leadership Principles in Criminology
  • Follower Centered Leadership
  • Leadership Principles
  • Seminar in Leadership
  • Leadership Development

Learn more about earning a criminology degree at Regis University. Call us at 877.820.0581 to speak with an admissions counselor. Or, request information or visit our resource center to gain more insight on the criminology and criminal justice industry.

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