Course Description

Credit Validation for PERF's Senior Management Institute for Police Participants

This course provides 6 units of graduate credit for successful completion of the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) program, offered by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). These 6 units of credit can be applied toward the completion of the M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program. 

Note: This purchase requires the approval of your formal application. If you have not yet applied for credit validation, please return to the previous page and click the Apply button. If you attempt to enroll in this class by adding it to your cart before you’ve applied, you will be prompted to start your application.

Learner Outcomes

  • Effectively manage organizational change
  • Apply leadership skills to crises and large-scale challenges
  • Manage an organization employing an array of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Engage in informed debates and conversations about the contemporary challenges and opportunities facing law enforcement and society

Course Details

Number of Units: 6.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Enroll:  Police professionals who have graduated from the Police Executive Research Forum's SMIP program within the last five years, and who intend to enroll in the University of San Diego's M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program.


Successful completion of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)'s Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) program.
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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS CV - $474 credit (6 units) $474.00
Available for Extension Credit
6 units
Section Notes


Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days. 

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