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Police and Security Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) Online
The Police and Security Studies program offered by George Washington University was launched in 2004 as part of GW’s College of Professional Studies. Law enforcement experts teach our courses. 

Overview

A Police and Security Studies degree from George Washington University will enhance your competitiveness in the marketplace. It will provide the skills and education you need to advance your career and to succeed within a profession that has expanded to include homeland security and first-response duties.

You will learn fundamental standards that support focused law enforcement. These include best practices for sustaining success, leadership principles required to effectively manage government resources, strategies for partnering with other organizations to address the underlying causes of crime and proven techniques for building safe, healthy neighborhoods.

What can I do in the Police and Security Studies field?

The police and security studies community is made up of active police professionals from Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Particular Forms of Crime (Intelligence and Criminal Analysis)
  • Models of Policing
  • Criminal Intelligence
  • Criminal Analysis (Forensic Science)
  • Predictive Policing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50345 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50345 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    50345 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50345 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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