Position yourself for advancement with a Master’s Degree or Graduate Certificate in Public Safety & Law Enforcement Leadership – 100% online. Like a master’s in public administration, this invaluable degree strengthens your leadership, communication and critical thinking skills, preparing you for leadership roles in local, state and federal government and more. Whether you aspire to be police or fire chief, mayor, a city or town manager or a planning and public works official, you’ll gain the competitive edge you need with the University of St. Thomas. The university has nearly 50 years of experience enhancing community relationships and preparing peace officers for a wide range of leadership roles. Successful alumni include police chiefs and those holding advanced positions in state and county law enforcement,the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security.
*Source: University of St. Thomas office of graduate admissions
This graduate program is designed for bachelor's degree-holding public safety or law enforcement professionals wanting to improve leadership skills; affect positive change at the local, state or national levels; and increase opportunities for career advancement.
University of St. Thomas alumni can be found in federal, state and local law enforcement and public safety agencies:
Once only available on the Minneapolis/St. Paul campuses of the University of St. Thomas, the Master of Arts in Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leadership is now available 100% online. That means busy professionals like you can take advantage of this quality-of-life-building program anytime, anywhere from any Internet-ready computer or mobile device. Streaming video and downloadable audio and video lectures allow you to learn when and where it’s convenient for you. Best of all, you will be part of a vibrant interactive community that includes instructor-led discussion boards, asynchronous VoiceThread®, chat, instant messaging, group study, social and professional networking and more. Network with a diverse set of classmates, from federal agents to state and local law enforcement personnel. This program is designed to help you connect with professors and colleagues who will be there to support you long after graduation.