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Police Graduate Studies
Online Master of Arts, (Online M.A.)

Police Graduate Studies Program

For more than a quarter century, Seton Hall University has offered qualified law enforcement officers, criminal justice professionals and government employees at the federal, state, county, and municipal levels and members of the Armed Services the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Training and Development (HRTD).  Our graduates have advanced to the highest levels within their organizations.

The Program

The HRTD program provides a challenging and unique curriculum, delivered through an online format, completed over 36 credit hours and within six semesters. The program is 100% online.  Taught by experienced and knowledgeable professors, the curriculum enables students to acquire the necessary skills and tools to analyze complex public sector challenges and manage the day-to day operations of public agencies.

The program is delivered complete online. Students may attend online classess live, or watch recorded classes at a time that works best for them. 

Tuition Discount

Students accepted into this program receive a 50% discount off the graduate rate. The University offers graduate scholarship opportunities, including the Dr. Stephen and Beverly Hoptay Fellowship for New Jersey State Troopers. Public service employees may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs. 

Stephen Hoptay, Ed.S. '04/Ed.D.'07

"Imparting the knowledge I gained at Seton Hall has been extremely rewarding, but more importantly, it's been helpful to others."

Stephen Hoptay, Ed.S. '04/Ed.D.'07
Vice president of Asset Protection at Wakefern Food Corp, Retired New Jersey State Police Captain

Take the Next Step

The College of Education and Human Services is dedicated to ensuring that its professional preparation programs are based on essential knowledge, evolving technology, research findings, and reflective practice. Each program is committed to developing collaborative relationships and cooperative efforts with schools, agencies, and institutions so that its efforts remain linked to the world of practice and research, and meet the needs of communities. The College is nationally accredited by three professional associations: APA, COAMFTE, and CAEP.

Contact Us

Thomas Shea
Program Director
(973) 761-9389

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