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Executive master's Program in Justice Administration




The name of the specialization in the graduation document:

Executive Master's Program in Judicial Administration


About the program:

The justice sector is one of the most important government sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The sector is undergoing a comprehensive development process that requires supporting it with many qualified human capabilities, and developing its current employees, especially with regard to the administrative process at all levels in this sector. Where the development of the administrative aspect requires the provision of qualified human capabilities, a letter was received from the Ministry of Justice requesting King Saud University to develop a program in judicial administration, and in light of this, a joint committee was formed from both sides, where this committee studied the subject, analyzed the need and reviewed the experiences of some universities, where it reached this program.


Program Language:

Arabic Language


Program Vision:

Leadership and excellence in judicial administrative qualification.


Program Mission:

Providing specialized executive education in judicial administration and creating an educational and research environment that stimulates learning and creativity, thus contributing to the development of knowledge and administrative skills of scientists in the justice sector and improving and raising the level of performance.


Program Objectives:

1. Providing employees in judicial administrations with the necessary knowledge to raise efficiency and quality of performance.

2. Developing the knowledge and skills of workers in the justice sector in the administrative aspects.

3. Strengthening the applied aspects in the justice sector.

4. Finding solutions to the problems faced by workers in the justice sector by presenting many study cases and practical applications.


Program Description:

Study Plan

Course Description


Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements contained in the unified regulations for graduate studies in Saudi universities and the organizational and executive rules and procedures for graduate studies at King Saud University, the Joint Program Council requires the following:

The applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a university recognized by the Ministry of Education with a grade of at least (good) in Sharia, jurisprudence, law, law, judicial studies, management, business administration or related disciplines.

The applicant must have three years of practical experience or work in the judicial or legal field



Program Beneficiaries:

The program benefits those working in the fields of: judges, notaries, notaries, court secretaries, court directors, members of the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution, members and employees of quasi-judicial committees, lawyers, court employees and others


Expected outputs of the program:

-A. Knowledge and Understanding:

-Familiarity with modern knowledge and information in the field of judicial administration.  
- Familiarity with modern scientific terminology of judicial administration. 
- Acquire scientific knowledge about judicial administration strategies. 
- Identify the international standards for judicial administration. 

- B. Mental skills:
- the ability to link and analyze information in dealing with judicial cases.  
- The ability to solve problems caused by obstacles in the judicial administration based on the available data and data. 
- Linking theory to practice in dealing with variables in judicial administration. 
- Using the scientific method to solve problems in the judicial administration. 
- The ability to choose the best method for managing judicial organizations. 
- Develop multiple skills to draw conclusions to support the decision-making process for the management of the justice sector. 
- C. Professional and practical skills:
- Mastering basic and advanced professional skills in judicial administration. 
- Apply good professional practices in judicial administration. 
- Using modern technical means to improve professional practice in judicial administration. 
- Evaluating and developing methods of dealing with judicial cases and beneficiaries of justice sector services. 
- Writing and evaluating professional and technical reports on how to manage judicial institutions and offices. 
d. General skills:
- the ability to communicate effectively with responsible work teams in judicial administrations. 
- Organization and effective distribution of tasks and responsibilities in judicial administrations. 
- Familiarity with the methods of decision-making within groups and work teams in various circumstances. 
- The ability to spread cultural awareness of the administration of the justice sector and how to carry out confrontation and relief work. 
- Enhance coping skills and managing issues.


Program Hours:

The number of hours is (42), including (5) hours for the research project.

Hours or units of study (37) hours are studied over four semesters.


Career options:

Workers in the judicial fields who hold a bachelor's degree, including: 

Judges, notaries, notaries, court secretaries, court directors, members of the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution, members and employees of quasi-judicial committees, lawyers, court employees and others.



Program Supervisory Committee:


Actual work

Contact Number

Dr. Ghada Alangari



Abdullah Alkhtarsh



E-mail Address

Department Email (Female Section)

Department Email (Male Section)



Last updated on : October 10, 2023 11:39am