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Bachelor of Professional Studies in Police and Security Studies

Effectively tackling crime is an ever-changing challenge for law enforcement that requires sophistication in analysis, problem solving skills, technology applications and community relations.

Due to fundamental changes in policing and homeland security, incidents that police professionals are called on to prevent, investigate and control are more complex than ever.

Developed by GW's College of Professional Studies, in consultation with metropolitan area law enforcement experts and police specialists, our fully online Policy and Security Studies program delivers knowledge and skills you need to work more effectively as a police professional. 

Taught online by law enforcement experts, you not only have flexibility to complete your coursework as a working professional, but also a fresh perspective on the nature of knowledge-based policing and practical knowledge.

As our society demands the highest standards of its security professionals, earn the degree that empowers you to live up to them.