Degree: Undergraduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Provides a detailed, comprehensive, and advanced education in the field of law enforcement. Students gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate and respond to a variety of situations in law enforcement professions that require technical, analytic, substantive, and ethical decision-making. The program is designed for both individuals already employed and students who plan to work in the field.
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law
Campus: CU Denver
The Undergraduate Certificate in Law Enforcement applies a multi-faceted approach to higher education that enhances analytical thinking and inclusive, relevant approaches to learning and the development of professional skills; and focuses on specific, yet comprehensive, substantive areas of law enforcement that students can apply to their current or future careers in the field.
Students completing the certificate program will have the knowledge and skills to evaluate and respond to a variety of situations in law enforcement professions that require technical, analytic, substantive and ethical decision-making. They will understand the different environments and contexts in which law enforcement carry out their responsibilities.
Students must complete all of the required courses below, totaling 12 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
There are two elective categories, Topic Area and Professional Skills. The Topic Area elective allows the student to explore a different aspect of law enforcement. The Professional Skills elective allows the student to hone skills related to law enforcement.
Students must complete one course (3 credits) from the Topic Area list below:
Students must also complete one course (3 credits) from the Professional Skills list below:
Recommended Completion Time:1 Year
Max Transfer Credits:6
Required Credits for Completion:18 Credits