Program Overview

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.

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Program Details

Admission Requirements

After admission to UA Little Rock, any student may be admitted to the program. Undergraduate admission requirements for the university can be found in our “Become a Student” section.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation with an associate degree requires a C average (2.0 cumulative grade-point average) on all work attempted at the University; completion of at least 20 hours above the freshman level unless specified otherwise in the program; and completion of at least 15 hours (excluding credit by examination) in residence. Hours earned as credit by examination are counted as hours toward graduation but are not counted as hours in residence. See “Credit by Examination.”

Program Advisor

Justin R. Williams, Student Development Specialist
Department of Criminal Justice
501-916-6638 | | Criminal Justice website


UA Little Rock is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, affiliated with the Electronic Campus of the Southern Regional Education Board, and designated as “doctoral/research intensive” by the Carnegie Foundation.


UA Little Rock makes every effort to meet special accommodation and access needs. For information on specific accommodations for individuals with disabilities, you may contact the department sponsoring the class you wish to attend, call eLearning at 501-916-3227 or the Office of Disability Support Services at 501-916-3143. The Disability Support Services website,, provides information about the accommodation process and online forms to apply for services.
Cost per credit hour: $292