Bachelor of Professional Studies in Police & Security Studies
The George Washington University

Program Details

As a completion pathway for you to earn your degree, The George Washington University offers an online Bachelor of Professional Studies in Police and Security Studies.  The program is intended for working professionals in law enforcement and was created in conjunction with police and security experts in the metropolitan area.  With a 100% online platform, you can work full-time, while having the flexibility to study around your job and personal obligations.  GW’s online Police and Security Studies focuses on fundamentals and best practices in law enforcement, alongside leadership and communication skills.  Elective subjects within this curriculum include:

  • Transnational threats and security
  • Domestic violence
  • Media, public relations and crisis communication
  • History of Anglo-Saxon policing

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have two or more years of work experience in the safety, security, or military field, or an Associate's Degree in a criminal justice related field.