This program is limited to active-duty full-time supervisors and command staff currently employed with a criminal justice agency. Students must be selected and sponsored by their respective agencies to attend. The COMS is offered only during the academic year and is scheduled one year in advance of a new academic year.
This program covers many vital topical areas of criminal justice administration, management, leadership, and legal concepts.
The faculty teaching in this program are recognized experts in their respective fields and provide course instruction in a series of applied and theoretical active learning pedagogies.
Students are required to attend six week-long courses over a period of two semesters. Undergraduate students who successfully complete this program earn 18 undergraduate credit hours. The courses offered in the Command Officer Management School are as follows: