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Associates Degree in Law Enforcement

Important features:

  • College credit for law enforcement training
  • Available completely online
  • Only 7 core classes to complete your degree with Law Enforcement certification
  • Only 12 core classes to complete your degree with correctional officer certification


Total Hours for Degree: 61

Required Courses and Credit Hours

Up to 40 credit hours of course work will be applied to the program for certified law enforcement professionals. The following core courses must be taken at Thomas University to receive the associate degree.

Core Curriculum Courses
ENG 101 Composition I...3
ENG 102 Composition II...3
HIS 201 US History and Government I...3
HIS 202 US History and Government II...3
MTH 120 Algebraic Modeling...3
SOC 201 Intro to Sociology or PSY 201 General Psychology...3
SPE 105 Oral Communication for Professionals...3

Additional program requirements for 

POST Basic Corrections Officer Certification:

  • UNV202 Introduction to Ethics
  • CRJ150 Criminology
  • CRJ210 Policing in America
  • CRJ 250 Juvenile Justice
  • CRJ 255 Criminal Procedure


Thomas University has been approved by the State of Georgia to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

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