Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

Law Enforcement & Justice Administration, Fire Protection Services, and Emergency Management

School of LEJA Virtual Career Fair
September 29, 2020



The School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) at Western Illinois University is an internationally known, top criminal justice/public safety program. The educational degree programs are specifically developed in collaboration with law enforcement, corrections, security, legal, and fire industry leaders and are taught exclusively by professionals who have worked in the specified field.

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WIU Benefits:
  • More than 1,300 agencies partner with our program by accepting interns
  • Receive academic education with real-world practical application and critical thinking experience. Learn by discussion, doing, and demonstrating
  • All faculty come with a wide array of criminal justice/public safety expertise
  • All faculty have done the job, practical experience linking theory with practice
  • Diverse, academically qualified and experienced faculty
  • 100% online and traditional undergraduate baccalaureate programs
  • 100% online master's programs
  • Minors available: Criminalistics, Homeland Security, Fire Science, Fire Administration, Emergency Management, Corrections, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, and Legal Studies
  • Ranked one of the top programs on's Best Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs
  • 2020 Best Online Bachelor's Law Enforcement Degrees: #1
  • 2020 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Fire Science Degrees: #6

Law Enforcement and Justice Administration 50th Anniversary

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