CJS 635

Management within the Criminal Justice System

4 Graduate credits
Effective August 15, 2012 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The course focuses on theories, concepts and knowledge regarding criminal justice management/supervision with major focus on leadership, motivation, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, discipline, performance appraisals, and ethics in effective management/supervision within a criminal justice system.

Special information

Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Program or instructor's consent.

Learning outcomes


  • Apply the strategies of interpersonal communications as identified in: Leadership through People Skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of managing in an open versus closed system within a criminal justice organization.
  • Demonstrate the theories of motivation and how they apply to managing at all levels.
  • Identify and apply managerial/leadership principles within a learning organization.