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Bachelor of Arts in Police Science/Law Enforcement

Ottawa University



In partnership with Rio Salado College, Ottawa University is not offering their online Bachelor of Arts in Police Science/Law Enforcement degree. This online practitioner-focused bachelor's program is an ideal option for any individual who are looking to gain the knowledge and the skills that are needed for succeeding in a number of careers in the law enforcement related field.

Through the expansive knowledge of practitioners and experts in the field, this online Police Science/Law Enforcement program was created to offer students a flexible option studying the various theories and practices that are at the heart of the criminal justice field.

Course Topics include:

  • Examination of the Criminal Justice System from a Police Perspective
  • Individual Rights, Police Practices and Police Systems in a Democracy
  • Police Responsibilities, Ethics, Liabilities and Rights
  • Understanding Criminal and Human Behavior: Applying the Theories of Criminology
  • Race, Crime and Social Policy
  • Public Safety Supervision
  • Policing in Today's Communities
  • Leadership in Law Enforcement
  • Selected Contemporary Topics in Policing

This online police science degree program works in conjunction with the National Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (NCLEET), which is composed of police executives from the largest counties and cities in the US as well as major International Law Enforcement Associations that create public policy in policing.

Successful completion of The Bachelor of Science in Police Science and in Law Enforcement Administration requires 128 semester credit hours to complete.

Students must have completed more than 20 undergraduate credits to apply for the Bachelor of Arts in Police Science/Law Enforcement.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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