Continuing Education for Police and Law Enforcement

Continuing Education for Police and Law Enforcement

Welcome to the Continuing Education for Police and Law Enforcement section on PoliceOne. A Master’s Degree and other advanced Criminal Justice degrees can take your Law Enforcement career to the next level, and are flexible to your already demanding schedule as a police officer or law enforcement professional. Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of some of the top online Law Enforcement Master’s Degree Programs and education resources from industry leading colleges and universities. Get started today.

Education Programs

Tiffin University Online Criminal Justice Degrees

Tiffin University provides quality undergraduate and graduate criminal justice programs that are sound in concept, implemented by an experienced and devoted faculty, and prepared to serve those seeking a solid foundation in knowledge and skills required for gaining employment or seeking advancement in this growing field.

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Columbia Southern University

Depending on your career goals and objectives, an online criminal justice degree at Columbia Southern University could meet your needs. Whether you are interested in pursuing an associate, bachelor, or master degree, CSU makes it easy to schedule classes around your current position or family situation.

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California Southern University Introduces Criminal Justice Program

Founded in 1978 to provide affordable education of exceptional quality to busy professionals, CalSouthern has added a comprehensive, cutting-edge criminal justice program to its selection of outstanding bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in business, psychology and law.  Subject areas include digital crime, terrorism response, forensic psychology, leadership, supervisory management, substance abuse, domestic relations, principles of investigation and the psychology of violence and trauma. Request info and learn more.


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Norwich University

Join a nearly 200-year legacy of public service leaders.

Designed to meet the evolving needs of working adults, Norwich University's online bachelor's degree completion programs help forward-thinking students earn the credentials needed to advance their careers. Earn the prestige of a Norwich degree online in less than two years.

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Earn a Top Ranked Master’s Degree ONLINE from UC

Regionally accredited, affordable, and 100% online, UC is the highest ranked school offering an online master's degree in criminal justice. Learn from nationally recognized faculty in one of the most highly regarded CJ programs in the criminal justice field. 

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Boston University

Boston University’s Master of Criminal Justice online program was the first of its kind to launch online more than 10 years ago.  Today, we’re also the largest. Combine your personal integrity with the stature of graduating from BU, and there’s no telling the impact you can have on lives—starting with your own. 

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Penn State Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice–100% online

Stay on the job while you start or advance your career with a respected credential — Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration — 100% online.

  • Earn the same degree as students on campus, but on your time — 100% online
  • Same tuition rate applies for in-state and out-of-state students
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Robert Morris University

When RMU designed its online degree programs, we made sure to keep the focus where it belonged — on you, the student. We wanted to make sure that you received the same level of support and access to all the same services and opportunities as our traditional on-ground students. As a result, our online programs are completely student-focused from the bottom up.

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Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

With thousands of former students engaged in law enforcement and traffic safety professions around the globe, NUCPS has earned the reputation as the worldwide leader in law enforcement professional development and education. At last count, more than 550 police chiefs, sheriffs and directors of state policing agencies currently serving in the United States are graduates of NUCPS. We conduct classes and research projects not only in North America, but also in the Middle East, Far East, South America and Africa, and we continue to expand into markets around the globe.

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Texas Christian University (TCU) M.S. in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Engaging and designed for working professionals, the TCU M.S. in Criminal Justice and Criminology is a distance learning program that is completed in less than two years. Components of the criminal justice system are critically examined in the context of crime, criminal behavior, theory, law, and policy. Become a part of the TCU network today; tuition-based scholarships are available.


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American Military University

From natural disasters to the threat of domestic or international terrorism, those who protect the public must be prepared for a variety of challenges. American Military University is a premier provider of accredited online education to public service professionals looking to take the next step in their careers. Take the next step and complete a no-fee application.

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California Coast University

California Coast University – AS, BS and MS degrees in Criminal Justice, Business and Psychology just to name a few.

California Coast University offers online programs that are affordable and interest free.  Students work at their own pace and can graduate in as little as nine months.  Academic credit is granted for POST and a 10% tuition discount is offered to all law enforcement personnel.

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No GRE required. Affordable tuition. 100% online learning.

Whether you want to solve a crime, impact public policy, initiate change in people's lives or be on the forefront of innovative ideas in the field, Weber State's Master of Criminal Justice program can open endless career opportunities for you.

• Learn from faculty with decades of field experience who have a plethora of real-life examples and experiences to share.
• Finish in 12-18 months.
• Get your degree from a regionally accredited university known for its excellent teaching.

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