Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion

B.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership

No matter what’s fueling your ambition, we have the tools and structure to help you every step of the way as you achieve your goals.

In the Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program law enforcement leadership major, you will gain the background and skills needed for leadership and management positions in police and other law enforcement agencies. Our curriculum will teach you how to handle crime analyses and advanced law enforcement management issues, while a real-world leadership project will give you the experience to stand out in your workplace or job search.

Law Enforcement Leadership graduateAccelerated Program Features

Get the Credit Your Deserve: To be admitted, you must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits. You can transfer up to 72 credits.
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; afternoon, evening and Saturday morning classes; and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.

Curriculum

To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Philadelphia University. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.

General Requirements: College-level courses in writing, math, science, history, social science, humanities, and information systems are required for a Bachelor of Science degree.

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321 Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310 Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310 The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320 Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361 Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331 Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311 Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • FINC-323 Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201 Learning and Technology

*Major Courses: 15 credits

  • MGMT-320 Human Resource Practices and Tools
  • LAWEN-301 Planning for Law Enforcement Organizations
  • LAWEN-310 Contemporary Law Enforcement Strategies
  • LAWEN-410 Advanced Law Enforcement Theory and Management
  • LAWEN-499 Capstone Seminar and Applied Project in Law Enforcement Leadership

*Major courses for this program are only available at Philadelphia University’s Main Campus in East Falls.