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CalSouthern’s innovative Master of Science in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership (MSLEEL) is a first-of-its-kind degree that is designed to provide law enforcement professionals with the highly specialized knowledge and practical skills required to rise to leadership positions in a 21st-century law enforcement organization.

A team comprised of police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders developed the curriculum, which reflects the latest trends and best practices in the field.

Program Length

2 Years (full-time status)

With maximum transfer credits and by taking courses simultaneously, Learners can complete the degree program in as little as 18 months. Or, Learners can proceed at a more leisurely pace and complete in four years or more.

A New Degree for Tomorrow’s Leaders in Law Enforcement

CalSouthern administration worked closely with an advisory board comprised of police chiefs and other law enforcement executive leaders to develop a curriculum that reflects current trends and best practices in criminal justice. Courses include organizational communication, administrative policy, technology management, strategic organizational planning, budget development, homeland security, corrections management, ethics, and cultural competency, among others.

Students in the MSLEEL program are provided Microsoft Office 365 at no additional charge, giving them access to Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other popular Microsoft Office applications. Since it’s a cloud-based solution, students can access these applications at any time, from virtually any device—all that’s needed is an Internet connection. Not only is it a great academic resource that will help students more efficiently complete their coursework, it’s a great opportunity to develop expertise and familiarity with software and productivity tools commonly used in today’s law enforcement organizations.


The program learning outcomes of the Master of Science in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership degree program are:


Communicate clear direction, guidance, and procedures with others in most organizational settings to include vertical and horizontal in a criminal justice environment.

Critical Thinking

Employ appropriate analytical models and apply critical reasoning processes to complex executive-level organizational issues and provide the overarching philosophy for resolution.

Cultural and Social Understanding

Acquire a keen awareness, identification, and genuine sensitivity to the diversity of cultures involved in a criminal justice operational environment.

Information Literacy

Analyze information and formulate executive-level alternatives for resolution demonstrating competence and effectiveness in disseminating information synthesized for the organization.

Personal Development

Provide awareness, confidence, and a sense of accomplishment through the acquisition of managerial level strategies, plans, and philosophies about the criminal justice system.

Quantitative Reasoning

Apply and analyze quantifiable numerical data and make intelligent and rational decisions that support a criminal justice agency.

Scientific Reasoning

Maximize the use of research and statistical methodologies to apply in executive-level management decisions in the area of theoretical analysis of a policing of a criminal justice strategy.

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues

Demonstration of competent ethical, legal, and professional conduct issues which fosters behaviors and decisions that meet a high duty of trust and reliability in all management decisions.


Below please find a listing of the online courses that comprise the Master of Science in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership degree program.

Required Core Courses
  • LE 86500 Organizational Leadership Communication - 3 Credits
  • LE 86510 Law Enforcement Code of Ethics - 3 Credits
  • LE 86520 Budgeting Development Analysis - 3 Credits
  • LE 86530 Homeland Security: Strategic Application - 3 Credits
  • LE 86540 Police Management of Technology - 3 Credits
  • LE 86550 Police Administrative Policy Operations - 3 Credits
  • LE 86560 Strategic Organizational Planning - 3 Credits
  • LE 86570 Executive Corrections Management - 3 Credits
  • LE 86580 Contemporary Criminal Justice Trends - 3 Credits
  • LE 86590 Administration of Police Executive Systems - 3 Credits
  • LE 86600 Cultural Competency in Criminal Justice - 3 Credits
  • CAP 89000 Graduate Capstone Project - 3 Credits

Getting Started

Getting started on your Master of Science in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership is a quick and simple process. There are no entrance examinations and courses start monthly throughout the year; you can begin your program as soon as your schedule permits. Just complete these five steps:

  • Complete your enrollment application
  • Submit your official transcripts of your undergraduate coursework
  • Write and submit a personal statement
  • Pay your $75 application fee
  • Upon acceptance, sign your enrollment agreement

Once the signed enrollment agreement is received, you’ll be contacted by your academic support team including your academic advisor and student success advisor. They will confirm the start date for your first course and walk you through a quick, but thorough orientation process that will give you all the information you need to get started. And they will be there for you every step of the way to ensure that you successfully complete your degree program.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 26, 2019
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