Leadership Certificate


LEIC’s leadership certificate focuses on education and self-development in order to achieve peak efficiency in leading your agency. Earning this certificate will help develop your interpersonal skills to effectively lead a team in a public safety environment. These tiered courses developed by the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center will provide you with skills to make clear, decisive decisions and communicate those decisions to your organization.

Professionals who successfully complete all the courses in this program will receive an Certificate of Organizational Leadership for Emergency Response Professionals from the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center.


  • Building high-performing teams
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Managing team performance
  • Time management
  • Addressing workplace behavior issues
  • Leading a unit, department, or agency

How The Program Works:
Complete the following courses:
-First Line Leadership & Supervision (24hrs)
-Advanced Leadership (24hrs)
-Southeastern Leadership Academy (200hrs)

Total hours: 248
Cost $50.00

Who Should Enroll: 
Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, Corrections

-Based on standardized learning objectives set by the University of Tennessee, substitutions from other programs are not accepted.

Scan and email your course certificates to: jeff.lindsey@tennessee.edu to receive a
Certificate of Organizational Leadership for Emergency Response Professionals