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An Online Graduate Certificate in Executive Law Enforcement Leadership That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Executive Law Enforcement Leadership

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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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

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Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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