Ph.D. Online

Criminal Justice - Emergency Management

Walden University

30 months
15624 USD/year
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Whether you aspire to be a leader or a teacher in the criminal justice arena, this Ph.D. in Criminal Justice - Emergency Management program from Walden University can prepare you with the skills you need for career advancement.


In this Criminal Justice - Emergency Management program from Walden University, you will benefit from the expertise of seasoned, doctoral-level teaching faculty as you explore contemporary criminal justice theory and practice as well as the latest trends and issues facing the field today. 

Choose from a range of specializations to align your program of study with your professional objectives. Reach a significant milestone in your career as you earn one of the most highly respected degrees in the criminal justice profession and prepare to lead change in the communities and organizations you serve.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)       

  • Emergency Management
  • Global Leadership
  • Homeland Security Policy and Coordination
  • Justice Administration
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Online Teaching in Higher Education
  • Public Management and Leadership


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.

When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


83 alternative credits
  • Track I: 83
  • Track II: 98



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level. 
  • Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid. 
  • Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

Technological requirements

Computer and internet access.

Tuition Fee

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    15624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39060 USD for the full programme during 30 months.

Track I: 

  • Tuition-Coursework: $39,060
  • Tuition-Doctoral Study/Project: $12,400-$80,600

Track II: 

  • Tuition-Coursework: $48,360
  • Tuition-Doctoral Study/Project: $12,400-$74,400


Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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