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You're on the frontline every day. Our educators are too.

You're on the frontline every day. Our educators are too.

Helping you reach your goals is our shared priority.

Whether you are currently a law enforcement executive or on a command leadership track, AMU offers quality, relevant academic programs to help meet your own professional development as well as departmental training goals. Our online certificate programs in law enforcement leadership were uniquely designed to help prepare chiefs of police and command personnel for leadership roles through courses in organizational behavior and management, leadership, strategic planning, conflict resolution, grant writing, budget development, and more. And our flagship criminal justice programs rank as some of our most popular degree offerings and are at the foundation of our security and global studies programs.

Our degrees are designed for students who want to study and continue building their career. Our faculty maintains both high academic excellence as well as first-hand experience as practitioners in their respective fields, providing you with real-world perspective. Select one of our law-enforcement programs from the table for more details.

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Our Partners

The strength of our program relies on established partnerships with law enforcement organizations and agencies around the nation. These partnerships ensure our courses deliver relevant and current information to prepare graduates for leadership positions.

Key Partners

  • Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police
  • American Correctional Association
  • American Jail Association
  • Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police
  • California Police Chiefs Association
  • DHS Customs and Border Protection-ATC
  • FBI National Academy
  • Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police
  • IACP Committee on Joint Military-Civilian Law Enforcement Cooperation
  • New York State Association of Chiefs of Police
  • North Carolina Police Chiefs Association
  • Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association

Academic Partners

Partners with links have additional transfer credit details.

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Public Safety Visor Cards

Request complimentary visor cards. These provide a great reference to help public safety professionals make the right decisions.

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Visit our online library to get the latest research on the topic of combating human trafficking. Developed by AMU in conjunction with the FBI National Academy Associates.


Contact Information

Fred Widdowson

Jennifer Lawson

Our Strategic Relations Admissions team is here to answer all educational partnership questions.

For more information, contact a member of our law enforcement team, a group of professionals with decades of collective, hands-on experience in police work, criminal justice, national security, and corrections.

Mike Harbert

Mike Harbert

Mike Harbert, Vice President for Public Sector Outreach.

Call: 703-396-6430