Graduate Certificate in Police Executive Leadership Development

Major: PELDNON
Degree Awarded: CERT
Unit: GA
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/spi

Program Information

Admission to the Program

Applicants must meet the standards for conditional 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.

The curriculum of the Administrative Officers Course (AOC) of the Southern Police Institute may be taken only by students regularly enrolled in the Institute.  The Southern Police Institute offers two twelve-week courses annually.

Curriculum

The curriculum of the Administrative Officers Course (AOC) of the Southern Police Institute may be taken only by students regularly enrolled in the Institute.

CourseDescriptionHours
CJ 576Managing Organizational Performance3
CJ 578Criminal Justice Leadership - WR3
CJ 612Criminal Justice Administration: Police3
CJ 625Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice Management3
Total Hours12

The Southern Police Institute offers two twelve-week courses annually.

Faculty

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Cynthia C. Shain
Adjunct Faculty

Director, Southern Police Institute

Chief (Ret.) John C. Reed, Jr.
Adjunct Faculty
Associate Director, Southern Police Institute

Rodney Brewer
Adjunct Faculty

Terry Edwards
Faculty Emeritus

Gennaro F. Vito
Professor
Chair, Department of Criminal Justice