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Earn Your Executive Police Leadership Graduate Certificate Online

At Northern Arizona University, you can advance your credentials with an online graduate certificate in Executive Police Leadership. NAU’s online Executive Police Leadership graduate certificate can be earned concurrently while pursuing a graduate degree or can complement a completed bachelor’s degree. This online graduate certificate is designed to provide additional preparation for high-level command roles in law enforcement. Earn your graduate certificate entirely online and in as little as six months.

Get The Skills You Need To Be An Effective Leader

Earning your Executive Police Leadership graduate certificate prepares you to face the high-pressure challenges of executive police management. Master key law enforcement skills including:

  • Analyzing intelligence information
  • Constructing internal monitoring systems
  • Developing strategic plans
  • Utilizing modern leadership strategies

Catalog Information

Learn more about the program options by viewing the catalog information below. Catalog information is displayed for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Executive Police Leadership

Campus Locations

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Degree Information
Online
In-Person
Blended
GCERT
12 units
Maximum Transfer Units
0
12
Additional Admission Requirements - Additional Application

University Requirements

  • Graduate certificate programs require a minimum of 12 credit hours. Many certificate programs require more than 12 credit hours.

    No more than one 400-level NAU course (3 or 4 units) may be used on a certificate program.

    No more than 25% of the units required for the certificate program may be transferred from another university.

    A 400-level course (undergraduate course) completed at another university is not eligible for transfer credit.

    A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be achieved to obtain a graduate certificate. No more than three units of coursework with a grade of "C" may be used in a certificate program.

    A graduate student may pursue a graduate certificate concurrently with a graduate degree. Each graduate degree program must decide which, if any, certificate courses can be counted toward the graduate degree.

    Students who are admitted to a graduate certificate program will be eligible for the official posting of the graduate certificate to their transcripts when all applicable coursework has been successfully completed and approved by the academic unit and the Graduate College.
  • Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program).  See the “Details” tab for additional information.

Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 12
Major GPA 3.0
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Some online/blended coursework Required

Details

Additional Admission Requirements
  • Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
    • Admission to many graduate programs is on a competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those established by the Graduate College.
Certificate Requirements
  • This certificate may be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program or as a stand-alone certificate.  Under both circumstances, federal financial aid can be used for this certificate.

  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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