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 Administration of 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 Justice Administration.

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

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

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

Faculty

Terry Edwards

Associate Professor

Chief (Ret.) John C. Reed, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor

Associate Director of Southern Police Institute

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Cynthia C. Shain
Professor

Director of Southern Police Institute

Gennaro F. Vito, Ph.D
Professor

Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice