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Printed on 5/24/2018

Law Enforcement Administrative Professional

20-106-12 Certificate (C) 14 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Prepare for an administrative support position in a law enforcement agency with this certificate program. You’ll learn or improve skills covering written and oral communication, critical thinking and office fundamentals geared specifically to a police department. This flexible program allows you to progress at your own speed with online courses.


*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Effective Business Practice
Provides hands-on experience and practice using a variety of business soft skills and communication techniques to provide students with the ability to conduct themselves in the business world with confidence.
Presentation and Training Techniques
Develops the skills necessary to prepare, support and facilitate business presentations and training programs.
Criminal Justice System
Distinguish the roles of courts and law enforcement agencies; identify the purpose of law enforcement in American society; describe how professionalism and ethics relate to law enforcement; understand crime in America; explain basic aspects of criminal law; gain an understanding of sentencing of offenders as it relates to prison and jails; compare adult and juvenile justice.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Sent) >= 18 OR completion of appropriate Program Prep course(s); Coreq: A.C.E. (94900315) for Criminal Justice and Security & Asset students only
Business Writing & Formatting
Focuses on development of spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting rules as applied to business documents in both print and digital mediums.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree; Coreq: Intro to Office Careers 10106103 or 10106114 Intro to Administrative Professional Careers
Select a total of 3 credits from these options
Business Law 1
Introduces legal principles and standard business law concepts and their implications for business. It emphasizes contracts, sales, commercial paper, bailment, agency and real property, with references to the Uniform Commercial Code and recent consumer legislation.
Web Technologies
Provides a basic understanding of the Web as well as the tools used to create Web pages, blogs and other features. Reviews social and business Web tools and components. Basic computer hardware and software will also be explored.
Accounting, Principles of
Introduces basic concepts and general principles of accounting to non-accounting students. Topics include financial statements, merchandising accounting for cash, inventory, payroll, budgeting and accounting software.
Trends for Administrative Professionals in Law Enforcement
Learn about the newest trends in law enforcement and the impact on the role of the administrative professional. Students will use their critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving skills to further their career.

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