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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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Does Criminal Justice or Justice Studies interest you? GCU has the degrees for you. Explore our Master's and Bachelor's degree offerings today!

Programs:

  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement

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Programs:

  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies

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

Programs:

  • J.D. Part-Time
  • Master of Arts in Law
  • J.D. 2-Year

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Anna Maria College is a private, not-for-profit, Catholic liberal arts institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Founded by the Sisters of Saint Anne in 1946, AMC's programs integrate liberal education and professional preparation that reflect the respect for liberal arts and sciences education grounded in the traditions of the Sisters of Saint Anne—educational innovation, service to others, and access to a quality education for all.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
  • Master of Public Administration - Fire and Emergency Services

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

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)

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Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind.

Programs:

  • Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy

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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)

Locations: Glen Allen , Virginia Beach
Campus

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.

 

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Programs:

  • Homeland Security - Bachelor's

Locations: Virginia Beach
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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.