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Serve, Lead, and Protect. Build Safer and Stronger Communities.

Effective leadership is essential for those in the public safety sector. At NU, we help you grow these skills, so that you can graduate ready to lead your organization and make a difference in your community.

Northwood Online offers a flexible, convenient learning environment to let you continue doing what you love most while earning the degree you deserve. Whether you’re out protecting and serving or spending time with family, you will still have the classroom right at your fingertips.

Invest in yourself and your career. With life-long career services and academic support always available, you can count on us to be there through this journey and beyond.

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Classes are conveniently offered every eight (8) weeks online to provide opportunities when you are ready, wherever you may be.


In conjunction with experts in law enforcement and public safety, Northwood University has established exclusive tuition pricing for team members at the undergraduate and graduate levels to mitigate your education cost.

Priority Guidance & Personal Support

Team members will receive personalized concierge support to ensure the admissions and enrollment is swift and streamlined.

Transfer-Friendly (ATC)

With exclusive degree completion and an accelerated transfer credit (ATC) process, team members get full credit for their prior professional training, MCOLES, and more!

Northwood University understands that learning can occur in several ways beyond the classroom. This accelerated transfer credit review process will help you save time and money towards reaching your education goals.

Forge Your Path Forward