B.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership

About the Program

Philadelphia University's online B.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership will give you the background and skills for leadership positions in police and other law enforcement agencies, as well as supervisory and management careers in law enforcement.

You’ll learn how to handle crime analyses and larger policing management issues through courses in law enforcement planning, crime analysis, contemporary policing and advanced police management. You’ll 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