College of DuPage


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Criminal Justice 2250: Police Organization and Administration

3 Credit Hours

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the field of policing will experience average growth over the next 6 years. This means that a demand for qualified practitioners will remain fairly steady. The College of DuPage understands the demands some professionals and students have on their lives and provides a convenient online course to assist those with other commitments. If you want to get a job in the field of homeland security, criminal justice, or pursue a promotion in your current career, an associate degree or certificate will help prepare you.

Police Organization and Administration is one of several courses offered at the College of DuPage to help you get started accomplishing your goals. In this particular course, students will study and analyze classical and current law enforcement organizational patterns, including an overview of the administrative processes within police agencies and management theories as applied to law enforcement administration.

Students who register for this course should expect to spend from 3 - 5 hours a week working on their selected reading materials, course assignments and completing online discussions.

Prerequisites: None

For more information about this online course, contact the instructor.