Continuing Education for Police and Law Enforcement

Welcome to the Continuing Education for Police and Law Enforcement section on Police1. A Master’s Degree and other advanced Criminal Justice degrees can take your Law Enforcement career to the next level, and are flexible to your already demanding schedule as a police officer or law enforcement professional. Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of some of the top online Law Enforcement Master’s Degree Programs and education resources from industry leading colleges and universities. Get started today.

Featured Schools

Education Programs

  • University of Cincinnati Online

    University of Cincinnati Online

    Graduate in a little as one year from the University of Cincinnati’s fully accredited 100% online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program taught by top practitioners in the field. Graduate from this top-ranked program adept at understanding research-based knowledge and how it applies to real-world situations.

  • Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at FCC

    Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at FCC

    MACEM at FCC offers a flexible, innovative 2-year degree in Emergency Management, alongside multiple certifications and specializations, with coursework in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. You'll learn from expert faculty with experience spanning public safety disciplines - from fire, police, and public administration to law, psychology, and IT. Already working in the field? Partnerships with FEMA and Jacobs Technology make getting college credit for your training, experience, and Independent Study coursework possible. And if you want to get creative, we also offer GIS academic programs, prior learning assessment, and an apprenticeship option. Whatever it takes to make your education competitive, current, and useful, the MACEM is here to serve.

  • Penn State World Campus | ONLINE

    Penn State World Campus | ONLINE

    Have you thought about using your military education benefits? Our dedicated military support staff can help you navigate the process and get you on track for success. Choose a highly respected degree such as, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, or Public Administration — 100% online!

  • Pennsylvania State University - Military

    Pennsylvania State University - Military

    Have you thought about using your military education benefits? Our dedicated military support staff can help you navigate the process and get you on track for success. Choose a highly respected degree such as, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, or Organizational Leadership — 100% online!

  • Charter Oak State College

    Charter Oak State College

    Charter Oak State College is an accredited, affordable public online college, offering bachelor’s degrees in Public Safety Administration, Criminal Justice, CyberSecurity, Health Information Management, Nursing, Sociology, Business Administration and more.  The College is dedicated to helping working professionals obtain and/or complete a degree.  It accepts prior college credits, credit for qualified academy training & military service.

  • Criminal Justice at Boston University | 100% Online or On Campus| Scholarships Available

    Criminal Justice at Boston University | 100% Online or On Campus| Scholarships 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 #3, Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs (U.S. News & World Report.)

  • University of Southern California | MS in Criminal Justice | 100% Online

    University of Southern California | MS in Criminal Justice | 100% Online

    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.

  • University of San Diego

    University of San Diego

    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.

  • California Coast University

    California Coast University

    California Coast University – AS, BS and MS degrees in Criminal Justice, Business and Psychology just to name a few.

    California Coast University offers online programs that are affordable and interest free. Students work at their own pace and can graduate in as little as nine months. Academic credit is granted for POST and a 10% tuition discount is offered to all law enforcement personnel.

  • National University

    National University

    Veteran-founded nonprofit National University is offering a 25% tuition scholarship and prior learning credit for public safety professionals both sworn, non-sworn, and their dependents. Working professionals like you can select from over 75 programs online and on campus — programs like criminal justice, public administration, and homeland security. Learn more at nu.edu/publicsafety.

  • Iona College | Advanced Online Certificate in Cyber Crime and Prevention | Tuition Discount for LE

    Iona College | Advanced Online Certificate in Cyber Crime and Prevention | Tuition Discount for LE

    This online program offers much more than flexibility and the opportunity for career advancement. All credits can be applied towards a master's degree in Criminal Justice and qualifying undergraduates who complete this course finish with an advanced graduate certificate. To take advantage of the 30% First Responder tuition discount contact Student Financial Services at sfs@iona.edu.

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