Public Safety Administration: Law Enforcement Management Certificate

Law Enforcement Management
Program Code: C55480L1

Public Safety Administration: Law Enforcement Management Certificate

The Law Enforcement Management certificate is designed to quickly prepare officers, troopers, deputies for leadership roles in their agency. The certificate can also be a building block toward a degree in Public Safety Administration.

Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: CJC, ENG, EPT, and PAD

Courses in this program

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This course prepares the student to specialize in the direct response, operations, and management of critical incidents. Emphasis is placed upon the theoretical and applied models to understand and manage disasters, terrorism, and school/work place violence. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss managerial techniques, legal issues, and response procedures to critical incidents.

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course that satisfies English Composition.

This course covers the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Topics include organizing for emergency management, coordinating for community resources, public sector liability, and the roles of government agencies at all levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive emergency management and the integrated emergency management system.

This course includes an overview of the role of the public administrator in government and an examination of the development and implementation of public policy. Topics include public personnel administration and management, decision making, public affairs, ethics, organizational theories, budgetary functions within governmental agencies, and other governmental issues. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the functions of government in society and in the lives of people composing that society.

Total Credit Hours Required:
12

Curriculum is based on the 2020-21 catalog.

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