University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
Take Command of Your Career by Earning Your Master’s in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership – 100% Online
Designed for current law enforcement professionals who want to grow and lead, this multi-faceted master’s degree program supports rapid career advancement by providing immediately practical skills, exploring contemporary issues and developing your leadership acumen.
USD’s online M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership is a 31-unit accredited program designed to be completed in 5 semesters (20 months). Coursework is taken year-round, with three 14-week semesters each year. Each 14-week semester consists of two courses running for seven weeks each back to back, allowing you to focus on one course at a time.
As a student in the M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program, you will take on some of America’s most challenging crime problems while learning practical management and leadership skills, including:
- Organizational leadership frameworks, and how to influence others for the common good
- Constitutional law and how it shapes law enforcement policy
- Budget, finance and resource allocation
- Collective bargaining and contract negotiation
- Communication techniques, including interpersonal dialogue, written/electronic communications, report and grant writing, media relations and communicating to large audiences
- Techniques for successful community engagement
- Dispute and conflict resolution skills that emphasize ethics, personal and professional integrity
- Research methods for conducting community and organizational assessments
- Analytical procedures for evaluating crime trends
Accredited graduate leadership program. Top-ranked university. Endorsed and trusted by law enforcement. Learn more and see if you qualify.