online Graduate Certificate for Law Enforcement Leadership Professionals

The online Graduate Certificate in Executive Law Enforcement Leadership is designed to help prepare chiefs of police and other key state law enforcement command personnel for their leadership roles through providing professionally advanced and relevant education. This certificate will enhance the leadership and management skills of the student enrolled in the program through providing advanced information in management and leadership. The student will take six select courses in leadership and management in order to earn a graduate certificate in law enforcement leadership and will serve as a springboard for the student to seek a graduate degree in criminal justice, management or other relevant area of study.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast techniques for structuring and resolving managerial problems in public and private organizations
  • Evaluate interpersonal relations, motivation, decision making and group behavior in organizations
  • Deconstruct the role and function of leadership in terms of how it impacts individuals, organizations and society
  • Synthesis state of the art practices and theories, strategies and techniques relative to the strategic management and planning process
  • Examine administrative, issues inherent in both large and small police organizations including administration, organization, leadership, the role of the manager and citizen oversight
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to be able to develop a grant proposal

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Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $270/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $325 per credit hour $350/credit hour standard rate

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*On January 1, 2020, our per-credit-hour undergraduate tuition rate will be $285 and master’s/graduate certificate rate will be $370. The technology fee will be $65 per course. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant, which caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250 per credit hour. The military grant covering veterans will continue through December 31, 2019.

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