Online Law Enforcement Administration Graduate Certificate

Arizona State University’s online Graduate Certificate in Law Enforcement Administration prepares law enforcement professionals through comprehensive coverage of topics in criminal justice organizations, policing and program analysis, and cross-disciplines such as public administration.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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Details

You will learn how to lead in a public agency, learn about challenges related to management, and will gain an understanding of the policy development process. The certificate is designed to give you a solid foundational understanding of law enforcement agency administration, leadership, and policy analysis.

This fifteen credit-hour program includes four required courses and one elective from a group of pre-approved courses, chosen by the student. Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and to earn no more than one grade under a B- in courses within the program.

Featured courses


Required

CRJ 512 Seminar in Policing (3)


Required

CRJ 516 Seminar in Criminal Justice Organization and Management (3)


Required

CRJ 527 Police Accountability (3)


Required

PAF 520 Public Management (3)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Law Enforcement Administration Graduate Certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

 

Law enforcement teacher

First-line supervisors of police

Court clerks

Environmental compliance inspectors

Parking enforcement officers

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Nationally recognized public service programs

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community. 

Top 10


Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 15


Best Public Affairs Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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research centers.

25+


academic programs offered online. 
 

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