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Dive into the Education section at Police1.com to discover a wealth of resources on criminal justice degrees and ongoing professional development in the policing field. Stay at the forefront with insights on courses, training programs, and academic advancements that shape the future of policing.

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USD’s 100% online M.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership is a regionally accredited 20-month program that focuses on refining the skills needed to address today’s law enforcement challenges. Our practical and relevant curriculum, accomplished practitioner faculty and academic reputation combine to provide the optimal learning experience for law enforcement leaders.
Toccoa Falls College offers a 50% tuition discount for first responders enrolled in our online Undergraduate and a 25% tuition discount for Graduate programs. With a wide variety of degree options, online education at TFC is the obvious choice for first responders. Apply for free today.
Graduate in one year from MBU’s highly respected and fully accredited online Criminal Justice master’s degree program. Recently reduced tuition makes our Criminal Justice master’s degree more affordable than ever. Courses are taught by experts with real-life experience. A Criminal Justice Bachelor’s degree is also available.
Offered 100% online or evenings on campus, Boston University Metropolitan College’s Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice are a proven pathway to professional growth and career advancement. Taught by full-time faculty, the MS in Criminal Justice strikes a balance between a strong foundational knowledge of the field with flexibility to select courses that match your particular career interests, or to choose a specialization in Crime Analysis, Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity, and Strategic Management. Ranked #4, Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs (U.S. News & World Report.)
Accelerate your career with an MS in Criminal Justice from USC. Our flexible program is 100% online and can be completed in 1 or 2 years. No GRE required.
The Bachelor’s and Master’s in Criminal Justice programs at UC approach the study of crime and criminal justice from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing insights from sociology, criminology, psychology, public administration and law. Earn your criminal justice degree 100% online and become a leader in the field.
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A pioneer in distance learning since its founding in 1973, the University offers online degree programs designed for students whose geographic, professional, or personal time commitments keep them from completing their education in traditional on-campus programs.

Penn State World Campus

This is the real Penn State. We design our online programs to the same high standards as our on-campus degrees. You will engage with Penn State’s world-renowned faculty and instructors, all of whom serve as subject matter experts and are trained to teach in an online environment.

Experiential Learning. Our advanced learning design team blends proven theory with practical applications to create a high-impact experiential learning experience. You can feel confident that you will gain relevant, career-ready skills to help you improve your job performance.

Student Success First. As a leader with more than 20 years of experience in online learning, Penn State World Campus understands the unique needs of adult learners like you. You’ll have easy access to trained staff, academic advisers, and support services to help you achieve your goals.

Flexibility and Choice. Penn State World Campus offers more than 175 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs online, including four (4) credentials for criminal justice professionals. With our convenient online platform, you’ll have the flexibility to earn a world-class degree part-time and online—from anywhere in the world.

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Toccoa Falls College offers first responders a 50% tuition discount for online undergraduate programs and a 25% tuition discount for graduate programs. Applicants that receive the full Pell Grant can expect to pay $0 out of pocket.

TFC offers a wide variety of degree options that can be completed fully online at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, making online education at TFC the obvious choice for first responders. With no specific times to log in, students can complete courses around busy work schedules. Request more information below to learn how to apply for free today!

Graduate in one year from MBU’s highly respected and fully accredited online Criminal Justice master’s degree program. Recently reduced tuition makes our Criminal Justice master’s degree more affordable than ever. Courses are taught by experts with real-life experience. A Criminal Justice Bachelor’s degree is also available. Click HERE to learn more!

Welcome to Metropolitan College (MET), one of the 17 schools and colleges that comprise Boston University. Founded in 1839, Boston University is internationally recognized as a top institution of higher learning and research, offering more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and special degree programs, along with the resources of 21 libraries and over 130 academic centers and institutes. With more than 33,500 students from all 50 states and 130+ countries, as well as 405,000+ living alumni, Boston University is one of the largest independent universities in the United States.

The Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice programs at UC approach the study of crime and criminal justice from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing insights from sociology, criminology, psychology, public administration, and law. Earn your criminal justice degree 100% online and become a leader in the field.

What sets UC Online apart from other online programs?

We provide each student with dedicated, one-on-one support from a Student Success Coordinator. Whether you are across town or across the globe, you are connected to the UC community from the start of your journey through graduation and beyond. It’s all part of the Bearcat Promise – our pledge that students will graduate with a clear focus on cultivating their ideal future.
USD’s M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership (LEPSL) is one of the top online criminal justice master’s degree in the country. In this dynamic, 20-month program you’ll study organizational leadership, data analysis & reporting, critical thinking strategies, public safety law, budget/resource planning, and effective methods of communication - all in a flexible online format that allows you to balance work, life and school effectively. We also offer generous transfer credit for graduates of FBINA. If you’re ready to challenge yourself and grow as a leader, this is the program you’ve been looking for.

Secure your career with a degree in criminal justice administration at Columbia Southern University, one of the nation’s top online schools. Our associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees explore areas of criminal justice such as investigation, leadership, terrorism, theory and management.

Why CSU?

• Maximum Transfer Credit
• No ACT or SAT Required
• Complimentary Tutoring

UNT Dallas offers a new Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree with a Specialization in Justice and Mental Health Policy. The 100% online program is designed for working professionals. This policy-focused program prepares students in criminal justice professions to advance to higher levels of leadership and administration and more effectively combat the rising challenges of mental illness in the administration of justice.

UNT Dallas is proud to introduce this innovative and timely Specialization nationally. It addresses the critical intersection between mental health and its profound influence on the criminal justice system.

Earn your master’s in 1 or 2 years; no GRE or GMAT required. Learn more about our program here.

Effective leaders are needed in criminal justice now more than ever. The online MS in Criminal Justice program at the University of Southern California gives you the knowledge and skills to positively effect change in your agency.

Our MSCJ program is designed for working professionals. It’s offered 100% online with weekly interactive live sessions. The streamlined curriculum provides a holistic view of the criminal justice environment, considering law enforcement, the legal system, and corrections. The program is taught by industry experts and prepares professionals to advance in their careers, emphasizing the skills and evidence-based principles that shape effective criminal justice leaders.

Earn your master’s in 1 or 2 years; no GRE or GMAT required. Learn more about our program here.