Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Management Overview
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Law Enforcement Management allows students to concentrate their studies on courses designed to help them achieve their specific educational and occupational goals. This program aims to prepare students to enter the workforce and to benefit those professionals seeking a graduate degree that may help them advance in their law enforcement-related careers.
Law enforcement management is an important element of the criminal justice system. Professionals working in this field often take on lead administrative roles tasked with ensuring that police forces and similar organizations operate in an efficient manner at all levels in order to best serve their community.
In addition to providing students with a comprehensive criminal justice education covering fundamental issues of criminal law, technology in law enforcement, and criminology, the Law Enforcement Management specialization familiarizes students with concepts crucial to effective police administration and supervision.
If you are a member of the New York Police Department, you are also eligible to take the NYPD Elective Classes.
Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Management Specialization
Students pursing a Master in Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Law Enforcement Management will gain the skills necessary to work in specialized areas of law enforcement and criminal justice. Law enforcement management training may lead to an array of leadership positions overseeing the operations of police and law enforcement agencies including chief of police, supervising manager, and similar management roles.
Aspen University students acquire the tools to succeed in a variety of criminal justice-related careers through courses including Crime Scene Investigation, Technology in Law Enforcement, Fingerprinting, Criminal Procedure, and Criminal Law.
Students who earn the Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Law Enforcement Management degree typically pursue the following careers:
- Private Detectives and Investigators
- Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
- Police Detectives
- Police Identification and Records Officers
- Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Immigration and Customs Inspectors
- Police Patrol Officers
- Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
Speak to an Enrollment Advisor to learn more about Aspen University's online Master in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Management program.