CJS 645

Criminal Justice Leadership

4 Graduate credits
Effective May 7, 2013 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The course explores past and future trends, challenges, and advancements in criminal justice/law enforcement leadership. Focusing on the stories and lessons learned by leaders throughout the private, nonprofit, and public sectors; while exploring issues of ethics, diversity, and changing demographics of leadership within the criminal justice/law enforcement profession.

Special information

Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or instructor's consent.

Learning outcomes


  • Apply the leadership stories of the past to contemporary leaders within criminal justice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the human development approach to leadership principles.
  • Demonstrate the cognitive approach to leadership.
  • Identify the future trends of leadership strategies within a global market.