MS in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership

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Recognized as one of America's Best Online Programs by US News & World Report

Take command of your career with a Master’s degree focused on law enforcement leadership.

Designed for current law enforcement professionals who want to grow and lead, this 100% online, leadership-focused master’s degree program supports rapid career advancement by providing immediately practical skills and developing your management acumen.

In just 5 semesters, you’ll learn organizational leadership, analytical skills, critical thinking strategies, legal awareness, financial and budgetary acumen, and superb communication abilities – all in a flexible online format.

Created by law enforcement, for law enforcement

Developed in collaboration with law enforcement associations, USD’s M.S. in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership online degree program goes far beyond a traditional criminal justice education by focusing on contemporary issues and refining the skills needed to address today’s law enforcement challenges. A defining characteristic of our program is our faculty, comprised of experienced criminal justice professionals with experience ranging from police chief to district attorney to a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marines.

If you’re ready to distinguish yourself as a leader in law enforcement, contact us to see if you qualify for this unique graduate learning experience.

Who’s this degree for?

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Why University of San Diego?

*Tuition amounts shown here, or in other university publications or web pages, represent tuition and fees as currently approved. However, University of San Diego reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice and to make such modifications applicable to students enrolled at USD at that time as well as to incoming students. In addition, all tuition amounts and fees are subject to change at any time for correction of errors.

**Law enforcement and public safety association/union members, military personnel, veterans, and military spouses receive reduced tuition.