Associate of Science in Law Enforcement

The Associate of Science in Law Enforcement is a two-year degree program that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a career and promotional opportunities in law enforcement. Courses are designed to teach you about the criminal justice system, policing background and processes, legal system, critical thinking, and communication skills that are often necessary to be effective in law enforcement. This degree will enhance your problem solving skills, critical thinking, communication, leadership, and ethics.

Possible Future Careers

  • Police Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Correctional Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Public Safety Officer

Our Alumni Work At

  • Little Rock Police Department
  • Arkansas State Police
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Community Corrections
  • U.S. Probation and Parole Office

Academic Information

The associate’s degree requires 60 hours of coursework. Twenty of the 60 hours must be at the 2000-level or higher. Credits earned for the associate degree may be applied to the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

View the list of General Core Requirements and electives in the academic catalog.

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