Certificate in Law Enforcement
Bristol Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Law Enforcement program provides a basic recruit-training curriculum for law enforcement careers.  The curriculum is a combination of specialized criminal justice and general education coursework that develops the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of law enforcement.  You will take courses including:
  • General Psychology
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Police and Society


  • High school diploma or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Students located outside of Massachusetts and Rhode Island who wish to enroll in an online program should inquire before enrolling to determine if Bristol Community College has acquired permission to offer online courses in their state.