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Saint Leo University accepts FBINA as Transfer Credit

FBINA Graduates


  • Take The Next Step in Your Leadership Development by Earning an Advanced Online Degree in Criminal Justice - 100% online

  • 2024-FBINAA-Badge

As an approved educational partner by the FBI National Academy Associates and ranked among the nation's most military-friendly institutions, Saint Leo University has educated criminal justice professionals for more than four decades.  Our small class sizes, personal attention and expert, practitioner faculty prepares you to advance to the next stage of your career.   Ensure flexibility with your home and work life while pursuing our widely respected Master of Criminal Justice (MSCJ) or Doctor of Criminal Justice (DCJ) online degree programs.

Saint Leo University accepts FBINA as Transfer Credit

Master of Criminal Justice - 100% online

Saint Leo University's 100-percent-online, leadership-focused master's degree program builds upon the excellent training you received at the FBI National Academy, with a practical curriculum designed specifically for law enforcement.

If you have a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have graduated from the FBI National Academy, you could complete your Master of Science in Criminal Justice with as few as 24 credits. Saint Leo University will accept up to twelve (12) credits of graduate level coursework from your FBINA training (see chart below), allowing you to save both time and money while earning a master's degree.

Build on your FBINA leadership experience while exploring current issues in law enforcement

As a student in Saint Leo University's online M.S. in Criminal Justice program, you are afforded an opportunity to also participate in one of our six (6) specializations, these include criminal investigations, legal, corrections, forensic science, behavioral studies, and critical incident management. You will delve into some of America's most pressing public safety issues while learning practical management and leadership skills specific to law enforcement, including ethics, legal issues, public policy-making, and leadership applications, to name a few.

Program Structure

In its entirety, Saint Leo University's M.S. in Criminal Justice is a 36-credit hour program designed to be completed in two (2) years or with our accelerated program in 1.25 years. Coursework is taken year-round, with six (6) eight-week terms consisting of one (1) course every eight (8) weeks, allowing you to focus on one course at a time.

Benefits to FBINAA Members

  • Application fee waived
  • 10% discount on graduate program tuition
  • Free transcript-review service (ask your enrollment advisor)
  • Receive up to twelve (12) credit hours of transfer credit for eligible graduate-level FBINA courses*

*Ask your enrollment advisor about undergraduate

FBINA/M.S. Criminal Justice Course Equivalencies

5020-Behavioral Analysis as a Decision Support CRJ 505 Intro to Behavioral Science in criminal Justice
5030-Executive Leadership CRJ 565 Leadership Applications in Criminal Justice
5070-Managing Organizational Change

& Development
5190-Conflict & Crisis Management for Leaders CRJ 570 Future Studies
5200-Psychology of Leadership CRJ 565 Leadership Application
5210-Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement CRJ 575 Contemporary Issues
5270-Advanced Psychology of Communication CRJ 573 Analytical Understanding of Interviews and Interrogation
5280-Promoting the Law Enforcement Image CRJ 530 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
5290-Emotional Intelligence: Context and Communication CRJ 570 Future Studies
5300-Navigating Leadership Crises CRJ 565 Leadership Applications
5450-Enlightened Leadership CRJ 565 Leadership Applications
5460-Leadership Context & Culture CRJ 565 Leadership Applications
5610-Constitutional Law and Policing CRJ 550 Legal Issues I
5650-Intelligence Theory and Application for Law Enforcement Managers CRJ 570 Future Studies
5710-Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement Executives CRJ 570 Future Studies
5720-Seminar in Media and Managing the Law Enforcement Image CRJ 575 Contemporary Issues
5890-Essentials for Law Enforcement Executives CRJ 582 Management of Critical Incidents Operations

Are we missing a course? please contact us with the course name, description and, if possible, the syllabus, so it can be evaluated for transfer credit.