UACCM Academics

Career-Specific Program Overview

University of Arkansas System Criminal Justice Institute logo over flashing police car lights.

Law Enforcement Administration

The Criminal Justice Institute, a division of the University of Arkansas System, provides training to assist currently employed law enforcement officers of Arkansas in enhancing their professional knowledge and skills to better serve their communities. The Criminal Justice Institute has been providing the professional training and has entered into agreement with participating two-year and four-year institutions to award Certificates of Proficiency, Technical Certificates, and Associate of Applied Science degrees in the areas of Crime Scene Investigation and Law Enforcement Administration.

The Criminal Justice Institute will provide the technical training for the certificates and degrees and document the credit on its transcript. Participating colleges and universities will provide the general education component and award the certificates and degrees.

Degree/Certificate Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • Students must be currently employed in law enforcement to declare this major. 
  • UACCM has no control over admittance to the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas.
  • General education classes offered by UACCM can be taken before or after completion of the courses offered by the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas.