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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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Interested in enhancing your skills and knowledge in the criminal justice field? Learn more at GCU!

Programs:

  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement

Online
We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

Programs:

  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies

Online

Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs both online and on campus. Guided by a faculty committed to both teaching and scholarship, students develop intellectually, spiritually and emotionally through a unique curriculum, and advanced study in a chosen discipline.

Programs:

  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track

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

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
  • Master of Public Administration in Law
  • Certificate in Law & Public Policy Certificate

Online
Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)

Online
Lewis University

Programs:

  • MS in Public Safety Administration

Online

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 Criminal Justice

Online

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)

Locations: Virginia Beach , Glen Allen
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Regis is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

Programs:

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance - Cybersecurity Specialization

Online
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Online
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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.