B.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership

The Law Enforcement Leadership online degree program provides the necessary background and skills for leaders in police and other law enforcement agencies.  The curriculum is focused on law enforcement leadership. Given that focus, students will learn how to handle crime analyses as well as larger policing management issues. This program provides law enforcement leaders, and potential law leaders, with the knowledge necessary to pursue a supervisory and/or management career in law. Courses in law enforcement planning, crime analysis, contemporary policing and advanced police management are included in this major.  Students will also complete a real-world leadership project as a capstone experience.

Curriculum


Competencies: (24 Credits)

  • CSS101: Learning Across the Lifespan (Note: Students start their program with this course)
  • Writing *
  • Science *
  • History *
  • Social Science *
  • Information Systems *
  • Math *
  • Humanities *

    *Note: Students may transfer credits earned in specific competencies from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.


Lower Division Electives: (Up to 30 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


General Education Core: (18 credits)

  • Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • Globalization and World Politics
  • The Social Science of the Workplace
  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Studies Capstone (Students may take this course when they reach 100 + credits)

Professional Education Core: (21 Credits)

  • Elements of Organization
  • Principles of Management
  • Learning with Technology
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • Financial Decision Making (Prerequisite: STAT 311)
  • Leadership Theory and Ethical Practices


Upper Division Electives: (12 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


Major Concentration: (15 credits)

  • Police Administration and Management
  • Planning for Law Enforcement Organizations
  • Contemporary Law Enforcement Strategy
  • Advanced Law Enforcement Theory and Management
  • Capstone Project in Law Enforcement Leadership