Working in law enforcement has traditionally required very little formal education past high school or community college.
The law enforcement and public safety field is vast, with a number of career paths available to those looking to serve and protect.
No matter what profession you are in, the more you learn the better.
While many entry-level positions in public safety don't require a college degree, the rewards and opportunities are great for those who choose to go back to school.
Here are some of the ways your police or law enforcement career could benefit if you earn a criminal justice bachelor’s or master’s degree in law enforcement leadership.
As the world and issues facing law enforcement personnel have changed over the years, many educational institutions have failed to keep up. What was taught 20 years ago in traditional criminal justice degree programs is, in most cases, still being taught today.