Adult Professional Studies Catalog - Program Offerings - Criminal Justice Management | Judson University Christian College

Criminal Justice Management

The major in criminal justice management has been designed by law enforcement professionals. The curriculum not only provides classes that meet the needs of those interested in law enforcement, but also provides a solid management basis for students who may want to work their way up the ranks to a better career position now or in the future. This major prepares and enriches police officers, court and security personnel, and anyone else interested in the law enforcement field.

Learning Outcomes

The Criminal Justice Management major equips students to:

  • Examine criminal justice management field from a biblical perspective. Employ Christian values as a guidepost when managing and leading criminal justice agencies and their staff.
  • Develop the individual student's personal management and leadership philosophy.
  • Acquire and enhance necessary written and verbal communication skills in order to facilitate both internal and external communication in the modern criminal justice agency.
  • Develop their capabilities with management information systems and other technological strategies necessary to perform as efficient as possible in the modern workplace.
  • Employ Christian ethics and sound moral judgment in decision-making and respect for multicultural diversity.
  • Examine the role of homeland security in today's law enforcement agencies and acquire a basic understanding of emergency management.
  • Develop sound budgeting decision-making practices by widening their perspective beyond the fiscal, but also the ramifications of those decisions.
  • Develop critical thinking skills as they pertain to American jurisprudence in both the criminal and civil justice court systems.
  • Increase awareness of community oriented policing and analyze the philosophy as an alternative to the traditional methods of policing.
    • Core Requirements

      3   LDB322   Managerial Communications
      3   LDB392   Research Methods
      3   LDB357   Principles of Management and Leadership
      3   LDB481   Faith and Life Issues
      3   CJM349   Public Financing and Budgeting
      3   CJM309   Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness in Criminal Justice Settings
      3   CJM356   Labor Relations in a Criminal Justice Environment
      3   CJM368   Crime Analysis
      3   CJM370   Homeland Security/Emergency Management
      3   CJM375   Community-Oriented Policing
      3   CJM383   Law Enforcement, Ethics and Mortality
      3   CJM387   Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice
      3   CJM395   Urban Policing
      3   CJM389   Civil Liability – Police Misconduct and Accountability
      3   CJM455   Senior Leadership and Management Seminar in Criminal Justice Setting
       CJM496   Criminal Justice Learning Outcomes Portfolio


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