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Drury GO Associate of Science in Law Enforcement

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Develop a deep understanding of:

  • Current investigative and procedural techniques
  • Effective communication methods
  • Leadership skills

You’ll be prepared for a successful and rewarding career in local, state and federal justice systems.
This program is eligible for Fast Track Logo.

Career Information

Jobs in law enforcement are projected to hold steady by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $57,030. The average wage for police and sheriff’s patrol officers in Missouri specifically is $51,860.

Many career paths require advanced training and certification. You can earn your Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement from Drury GO to further your professional prospects. An Associate of Science in Law Enforcement degree prepares you to step into roles like:

  • First-line supervision of police
    • Projected growth: 4.8%
    • Median annual wage: $91,090
  • Police and sheriff’s patrol officer
    • Projected growth: 5.0%
    • Median annual wage: $63,150
  • Transit and railroad police officer
    • Projected growth: 3.6%
    • Median annual wage: $71,820
  • Protective service worker supervision
    • Projected growth: 2.4%
    • Median annual wage: $70,560
  • Probation officer
    • Projected growth: 3.3%
    • Median annual wage: $53,020

To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 24 hours specific to the Associate of Science in Law Enforcement.