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Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Specializing in law enforcement may provide the individual with the information they may need to protect the community and prevent crime. Law enforcement careers may cover a broad range, from police officers to sheriffs to federal agents. Essentially, any profession in which the individual prevents the law from being broken, or enforces adherence to the law to keep the peace in a local community or larger jurisdiction, can be considered law enforcement. One of the largest fields within law enforcement is that of police officer. Police are the local law enforcers who arrest suspects and prepare crime scenes to be investigated by detectives and CSIs. Other subfields of law enforcement include parole officers, correctional officers, wardens, security guards, and state wildlife agencies.

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement

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Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

Programs:

  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice

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Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

Locations: Wilmington
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At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (11-Month Diploma Program)

Locations: Encino , El Monte , Bakersfield , More...
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Your Journey Begins Here . At YTI Career Institute, we are your beacon-brightening your future outlook and lighting your path to a rewarding career.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice & First Response - Associate

Locations: Lancaster
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Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • And more...

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Your rewarding career in Health Care, Technology, or Programming begins at Florida Technical College.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice with emphasis on Homeland Security - Bachelor Degree

Locations: Miami , Hollywood , DeLand , More...
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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Occupational Science
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

Locations: Macon , Columbus , Lynchburg , More...
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As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)

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When pursuing a degree in a field related to law enforcement, the individual may be educated in a broad assortment of techniques and standards used by the profession. Important skills required in most law enforcement jobs are the abilities to record testimony from witnesses, secure a crime scene perimeter, and relate the complexities of the criminal justice system to the citizens and criminals one would deal with on a daily basis. Earning a degree in law enforcement may assist your career in almost any field related to criminal justice. If your interest is in any aspect of criminal justice, a degree in law enforcement may be a good place to start. Even if you have not decided on your exact field of study within criminal justice, the broad education of a degree in law enforcement can be one of the ways to narrow down choices and make the correct decision for an individual's future career.