Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

Online, Statewide, and Education Innovation

Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


Academic Information

The Executive Police Leadership certificate is designed to provide law enforcement executives in the public and private sector with the theoretical and practical knowledge to address current issues in law enforcement.  In addition to advanced leadership and managerial cousework, students will explore the contemporary ethical, legal, and intelligence issues facing the police profession.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in Executive Police Leadership?

This exclusive, graduate level certificate is reserved for police leaders who are interested in pursuing command and executive level leadership positions within law enforcement. Coursework, including critical issues in policing, ethics for justice administrators, executive police leadership, and counterterrorism, are designed to prepare high-level police leaders to effectively lead in the current environment.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
Current supervisors in the field of law enforcement, the court and corrections who complete the executive police leadership certificate can pursue the following career opportunities:
  • Command and executive level leadership positions within law enforcement, the courts and corrections 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

Online, Statewide, and Education Innovation

Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 12
Major GPA 3.0
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Some online/blended coursework Required

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

  1. Identify actionable intelligence within a police agency.
  2. Use available resources (e.g., crime analysts) to analyze intelligence information.
  3. Communicate intelligence information internally (within the police agency) and externally (with external stakeholders: media, community groups, outside government agencies, etc.).
  4. Develop a strategic plan (e.g., development of goals, identification of key stakeholders, identification of internal and external partners) to effectively collect and disseminate intelligence information internally (within a police agency) and externally (to the community, media, etc.).
  5. Develop and use appropriate internal monitoring systems (e.g., internal affairs, early warning systems) to identify ethical violations (e.g., racial profiling, excessive force).
  6. Use effective leadership strategies (e.g., mentoring, oversight, accountability) to cultivate a police culture that develops ethical employees.
  7. Examine the current issues facing a police organization (e.g., racial profiling, building community partnerships, collaborating with external stakeholders) and develop a strategic leadership plan for addressing these issues while maintaining a culture that promotes ethics and professionalism.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

Online, Statewide, and Education Innovation

Public Administration and Justice Studies

Executive Police Leadership, Graduate Certificate


Campus Availability

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