Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011
California Southern University and the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) have partnered to bring NSA members greater access to affordable, high-quality post-secondary education in areas of importance to law enforcement and public safety professionals.
CalSouthern is an online university that offers accredited online degree and certificate programs in business, psychology, and law. Study areas of particular interest to NSA members include criminal and juvenile justice, criminal law, leadership, ethics, management, supervisory management, human resources, domestic relations, and the psychology of violence and trauma. CalSouthern serves students at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate level.
Under the terms of the partnership, NSA members will receive a 10-percent discount when enrolling in any of CalSouthern’s degree or certificate programs.
Members of the National Sheriffs’ Association will enjoy many other benefits as learners at CalSouthern. The faculty is comprised of gifted educators who utilize CalSouthern’s proprietary e-learning platform to mentor students on a one-on-one basis, personalizing the instruction according to the student’s needs and learning styles. CalSouthern faculty mentors are leading practitioners in their fields of expertise as well, and apply the curriculum’s concepts to real-world scenarios to bring the material to life and make it relevant to current business and practice trends.
“The National Sheriffs’ Association is pleased to have California Southern University join our educational partnership program,” says Fred Wilson, Director of Operations, National Sheriffs’ Association, “We believe this partnership will be a great benefit to our membership.”
CalSouthern’s degree and certificate programs are delivered 100-percent online and 100-percent asynchronously, meaning that students are able to complete every aspect of their coursework on their own schedules, without compromising their personal and professional lives. CalSouthern students receive all the support and guidance they need to reach their educational goals, and the university prides itself on the level of accessibility students have to its faculty and professional staff.
“CalSouthern deeply appreciates the work of these law enforcement and public safety professionals, and is honored to partner with the National Sheriffs’ Association to provide career-relevant, advanced education to their members,” says Erika Woldman, CalSouthern’s Vice President of Higher Education Partnerships. “With this partnership, we are able to support NSA members in reaching their educational goals in a way that caters to their demanding schedules and careers.”
Founded in 1978, CalSouthern has a long history of educating adult learners worldwide, providing practical certificate and degree programs in areas that directly enhance professional performance. CalSouthern is committed to being the school of choice for professionals who are seeking the very best in online education, while maintaining its commitment to making its courses and programs accessible and affordable to those with busy schedules and tight budgets. For additional information about California Southern University, please contact University Communications at (800) 477-2254, ext. 4205.