Capella University Online Human Services Degree Programs

PhD in Public Safety - Criminal Justice

Make a big difference in your community and in your career through this criminal justice PhD program from Capella University. This intensive program has been designed to prepare you to initiate positive change in the criminal justice system, and includes online course work, residencies, and research that address the complex issues surrounding criminal behavior, prevention and intervention, the penal system, and the development of public policy strategies at the community, state, and national levels. People who choose this specialization are often trying to attain high-level positions in higher education, a research or consulting agency, a public policy group, or other criminal justice-related organizations.