100% Online Graduate CertificateExecutive Law Enforcement Leadership

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100% 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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Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

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