Law Enforcement Leadership

The Law Enforcement Leadership curriculum provides background and skills for leaders in police and other law-enforcement agencies. 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 enforcement. Courses in law-enforcement planning, crime analysis, contemporary policing and advanced police management are included in the major. Students will also complete a real-world leadership project as a capstone experience.

 

This program is intended for adults who have a minimum of 30 credits to apply to their BS degrees. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended, accredited colleges and universities. Credits include college-level courses in Writing, Math, Scientific Reasoning, History, Social Science, Humanities and Information Systems.
(Please note: Information Systems training or coursework required within 5 years of enrollment in the program.)


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 and 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


FREE ELECTIVES: 12 credits

 

Call 215.951.2900 or email evening@PhilaU.edu for more information about this innovative program or to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.