Is the Law Enforcement and Leadership Program Right for You?
- Do you like to help others and defend those who have been wronged?
- Do you like to lead others, work with a team, and take charge in a situation?
- Are you interested in the law and legal processes?
- Do you enjoy police shows and investigations?
About the Program
The Law Enforcement and Leadership program exposes students to the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice. This two-year program is for juniors and seniors who will spend their first year at Thomas Edison High School of Technology completing coursework. During the second year at their home school, students will complete additional coursework through an internship, enrollment in a college level course, or advanced coursework in social studies.
- Law Enforcement and Leadership (3 credits)
- CCJS 110 (Montgomery College course)
Post-secondary career training programs are offered by both the Montgomery County Police Department and the Maryland State Police. These programs offer the opportunity to earn Associate degrees in Criminal Justice prior to entering full-time employment with those agencies.
Other degree pathways available at area 2-year and 4-year colleges include:
- Montgomery College: Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
- University of Maryland, Baltimore: Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice
- University of Maryland, University College: Bachelors of Science in Legal Studies
How to Apply
Students interested in enrolling in an existing or a new program at Edison High School should follow the Edison enrollment processes.
- Maria Tarasuk, prek-12 supervisor, social studies