Police Executive Leadership Development (CERT)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the standards for good standing or provisional admission to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, including an earned bachelor's degree and appropriate letters of recommendation. They must also achieve a qualifying score on the Southern Police Institute's admission examination and be recommended by the Chief Executive Officer of their supporting agency. Applications are reviewed for eligibility by the Southern Police Institute's faculty who are members of the University's Graduate Faculty and the Department of Criminal Justice.

Program Requirements

The curriculum of the Administrative Officers Course (AOC) may be taken only by students admitted to and enrolled in the Southern Police Institute.  The Southern Police Institute offers two 12-week AOC programs annually.

CJ 576Managing Organizational Performance3
CJ 577Trauma Informed Policing3
CJ 578Criminal Justice Leadership - WR3
CJ 612Criminal Justice Administration: Police3
Minimum Total Hours12