Prepare to advance into leadership or supervisory positions in a wide range of criminal justice areas. Complete your certificate 100% online at one of the largest providers of public safety programs in the U.S.*
- Program Highlights: Study criminology, crisis management in terrorist attacks and disasters, ethics in criminal justice, criminal justice management and supervision, homeland security, and either employment law or organizational behavior.
- Career Opportunities: Management roles in criminal investigation, corrections, environmental or corporate crime investigation, state or federal law enforcement, loss prevention, parole, public or private security, substance abuse, and more
- Foundation for a Degree: Get a head start on your associate’s or bachelor’s. You can transfer the courses from your certificate into a Purdue Global undergraduate degree.†
Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Local, state, and federal law enforcement jobs may require additional training or education including additional state-approved higher education beyond the Purdue Global degree. This program was not designed to meet any specific state’s requirements, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.
* Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2018-2019 Total Degrees and Certificates Conferred, First Major, Criminology; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Services;nces.ed.gov/IPEDS. Based on total number of degrees and certificates granted by Purdue Global compared to other Title IV institutions.
† The University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any future programs. Speak to an Advisor about transfer credit opportunities and see the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Purdue University Global is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLCommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Criminal Background Check