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M.Sc. Online

Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership

University of San Diego

20 months
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699 USD/credit 13001 USD/year
699 USD/credit 13001 USD/year
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About

Take command of your career with the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership program at University of San Diego, focused on law enforcement leadership.

Overview

Accelerate Your Criminal Justice Career by Earning Your Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership Online Master’s Degree

Designed for current law enforcement professionals who want to grow and lead, the 100% online, leadership-focused Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership program at University of San Diego supports rapid career advancement by providing immediately practical skills and developing your management acumen.

In just 5 semesters, you’ll learn organizational leadership, analytical skills, critical thinking strategies, legal awareness, financial and budgetary acumen, and superb communication abilities – all in a flexible online format.

Created by law enforcement, for law enforcement

Developed in collaboration with law enforcement associations, USD’s M.S. in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership online degree program goes far beyond a traditional criminal justice education by focusing on contemporary issues and refining the skills needed to address today’s law enforcement challenges. A defining characteristic of our program is our faculty, comprised of experienced criminal justice professionals with experience ranging from police chief to district attorney to a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marines.

If you’re ready to distinguish yourself as a leader in law enforcement, contact us to see if you qualify for this unique graduate learning experience.

Who’s this degree for?

  • Members of police, sheriff, corrections
  • Public safety
  • Campus law enforcement
  • Border and customs patrol
  • FBI
  • TSA
  • Marshals
  • Graduates of the FBI National Academy and California Command College
  • Military organizations
  • Crime prevention, crime analytics, and community outreach

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Theory and Change for Law Enforcement
  • Public Policy Innovation
  • Law Enforcement Management and Conflict Resolution
  • Budget and Finance for Law Enforcement Leaders
  • Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Public Safety
  • Communication Skills for Law Enforcement Leaders

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 20 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Professional experience in law enforcement, active-duty military, public safety or a related field
  • Bachelor’s GPA of 2.75 or higher.  An extended graduate-level essay may be required of applicants whose undergraduate GPA is under 2.75. (This is waived for graduates of FBINA, FBI-LEEDA Trilogy and Command College)
  • TOEFL scores of 90 or above (if applicable)
  • A short statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Letter of support from your employer, or two letters of reference

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13001 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 699 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    13001 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 699 USD per credit during 20 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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