Certificate in Law Enforcement
Tidewater Community College

Program Details

With an online Career Studies Certificate in Law Enforcement from Tidewater Community College, you will be well-prepared for an entry level position within law enforcement.  This 2-semester program provides a broad overview and core foundation of the criminal justice system.  Completion of this certificate can lead to positions as:

  • Dispatchers
  • Police officers
  • Correctional officers
  • Security personnel

The credits you earn in this program can be applied to the Tidewater Community College related associate’s degree.


  • Placement test may be required
  • A high school diploma or GED is required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges