Concordia University offers an affordable, fast track to an undergraduate degree and master’s degree. The JPP Scholar Program allows qualified incoming freshmen to earn both a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice and Public Policy and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Administration within four years. Tuition costs are the same as our regular four-year undergraduate fees.

The course load requires 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and online sessions, along with completion of a Research Project or Graduate Thesis, and Research Defense.


JPP Program Vision

"The vision of the Justice and Public Policy Program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and tools essential for the philosophical and practical application of criminal justice processes and professions within a ethical service-led environment of excellence."

OLA Operational Leadership Definition

"Leadership is a process that involves setting a purpose and direction which inspires people to combine and work towards willingly; paying attention to the means, pace and quality of progress towards the aim; and upholding group unity and individual effectiveness throughout."


This program is open to first year JPP majors who have met the following high school academic requirements:

  • High school cumulative GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0
  • ACT scores of 25 or higher
  • Combined SAT scores of 1200 or higher

Once accepted, the JPP Scholar must maintain a 3.5 out of 4.0 academic average, take 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and/or online sessions, along with completion of Research Practicum and Research Capstone.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Daniel Chlebos
Department of Justice and Public Policy
Concordia University