Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice

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Description and Outcomes

If you are currently a professional in the criminal justice field or interested in learning more about the profession, the Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice could help increase your knowledge of supervision and management. The certificate program offers courses designed to introduce you to the principles of human resource management and supervision in the field. You will study supervisory practices in criminal justice organizations, management theory and how to manage in a criminal justice organization, organizational behavior, employment law, and human resource development.

Program Length

The Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice program consists of a minimum of 36 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate.

Program Outcomes

  1. Supervision: Analyze the role of supervisors and managers in criminal justice and within diverse populations.
  2. Human Resource Management: Apply theoretical knowledge to human resource challenges in criminal justice organizations and within diverse populations.
  3. Applied Ethics: Problem solve ethically as a supervisor or manager in criminal justice environments and within diverse populations.

Program Availability

For program availability, please refer to the U.S. State and Other Approvals section and Program Availability Information.


Progression Requirements

If you enroll in the Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice, you will have all course-level prerequisites waived.

Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams

Certain state certification and licensure boards have specific educational requirements for programs to lead to a license or certification that is a precondition for employment in a recognized occupation. Prospective and current students must review Purdue Global’s State Licensure and Certifications site to view program and state-specific licensure information.

Unless otherwise specified, Purdue Global's programs are not designed to meet any specific state’s licensure or certification requirements. Licensure-track programs may limit enrollment to students in certain states; please see Purdue Global’s Program Availability Information to determine enrollment eligibility.

You are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. Such requirements may change during the course of your program. You are not automatically certified in any way upon program completion. Although certain programs are designed to prepare you to take various optional certification exams, Purdue Global cannot guarantee you will be eligible to take these exams or become certified. Your eligibility may depend on your work experience, completion of education and/or degree requirements, not having a criminal record, and meeting other certification requirements.