Preparing Tomorrow’s Law Enforcement Leaders—Today!

CalSouthern’s innovative MS in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership is a first-of-its kind degree program designed to provide law enforcement professionals the highly specialized knowledge and practical skills required to rise to leadership positions in 21st-century law enforcement.

  • A Relevant Curriculum

    Developed with input from a team of police chiefs and law enforcement leaders to reflect current trends and best practices

  • Experienced Faculty

    Receive personal instruction from gifted educators who are also experienced criminal justice professionals

  • Experienced Leadership

    CalSouthern’s criminal justice department is led by a former police chief with 30+ years of law enforcement experience

  • Law Enforcement Discount

    Law enforcement professionals qualify for a 10-percent tuition discount


A Video Introduction

CalSouthern is a different kind of online university. Its academic programs are rigorous and robust, constantly updated to reflect the latest trends and developments in the field. Its proprietary online learning system is sophisticated, yet intuitive and easy to use.

But what most distinguishes CalSouthern is its unique, student-centered culture, its “personal touch” and its total commitment to delivering a superior learning experience. It’s the CalSouthern Difference. It’s what the university community prides itself on, and it’s what distinguishes CalSouthern from your other educational options.

CalSouthern Commencement Ceremony

CalSouthern by the Numbers




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 Educating Working Professionals

CalSouthern’s Department of Criminal Justice

As supplements to your coursework, you’ll benefit from a helpful ALA-certified research librarian and a state-of-the-art online library, as well as dedicated academic advisors. Participate in the Master Lecture Series which enables you—live at the university’s California campus or via streaming webcast—to learn from and interact with leading scholars, authors and practitioners. You’ll also receive a complete suite of cloud-based productivity tools at no additional charge for both your coursework and personal use.

  • Dr. Gregory Herbert

    CalSouthern University interviews Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks

  • 2016 Commencement Photo

    CalSouthern Commencement 2017

  • Gregory Mabry CalSouthern Alumni

    CalSouthern Alumnus – Dr. Gregory Mabry

  • CalSouthern Academic Advisors

    CalSouthern academic advisors, Dr. Bajaj and Dr. Western

  • Dr. Jeffrey Zeig

    Dr. Jeffrey Zeig lecturing at CalSouthern

  • CalSouthern University with Sahara

    California Southern University with Sahara

  • CalSouthern PsyD Alumni

    CalSouthern PsyD alumna, Dr. Duggal

  • Director of Clinical Training

    Director of Clinical Training, Parul Patel

  • Commencement Group Photo

    CalSouthern Commencement Group Photo

CalSouthern Accreditations


California Southern University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission, which is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Regional accreditation is the most highly respected and recognized form of accreditation in the United States, and it provides students with a number of important benefits and opportunities.

The Doctor of Psychology degree meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Psychology for licensure as a clinical psychologist.

The Master of Arts in Psychology degree meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensure as a marriage and family therapist (LMFT) as well as for licensure as a professional clinical counselor (LPCC).

The Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate in Addiction Studies meets the educational requirements for certification with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and certification with the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.