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So you have had dreams of moving up and taking the next step in your career. Why not take the next step today? Earn your masters degree to help advance your career.

Luckily for you, the Fraternal Order of Police is a partner with George Washington University online. This means you can take comfort in knowing that your masters-level coursework will have you fully prepared to reach new heights in your career once you graduate.

Earn Your Master's Degree Online from GW

Public safety, law enforcement, military and homeland security professionals are now utilizing advanced information technology, leadership skills, and digital and physical security methods in their everyday work environments. Consequently, the demand for strategic security experts, both on and offline, with the necessary understanding of policy and procedure is growing rapidly.1 Become an irreplaceable employee by learning mission-critical skills to secure your organizations efficacy. Whether you specialize in a security branch or a technological field, the George Washington University has a program that can fit your needs.

GW offers two 100 percent online master's degrees: the Online Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management and the Online Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security.

Online Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management

This program provides leaders with the ability to protect and manage technological resources in law enforcement, public safety, justice and homeland security fields. Learn tactics and technological practices that will empower you to manage critical information in the fight against hackers, terrorists and cybercriminals.

Online Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security

Learn advanced security measures and policies within homeland security and other forms of law enforcement to safeguard our country. With leading research opportunities and cutting-edge strategies, this program is designed to provide professionals with the tools needed to excel in public or private security sectors.

Programs' features include:

  • Flexible for working professionals
  • 36 credit-hour programs
  • Complete in as few as 24 months
  • Renowned faculty
  • Curriculum designed by industry experts

Online Bachelor of Police and Security Studies

GW also offers the online Bachelor of Police and Security Studies, and further information can be found on the program page.This program helps students prepare for the emerging challenges and responsibilities that come with protecting and serving communities. Taught by law enforcement experts, students learn the fundamental standards, strategic procedures, and leadership principles critical for modern police policing.

  • Satisfy core requirements for a bachelor's degree in approximately two years
  • All core requirements offered in an online format
  • Courses developed in consultation with area law enforcement experts
  • Transfer up to 60 credit hours of applicable coursework
  • Scholarships are awarded to all sworn officers
  • Veteran's benefits accepted

For more information on the Bachelor of Police and Security Studies, please call 571-553-0328.

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