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Law Enforcement with Basic Police Training

Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

The Delta College criminal justice program is designed to give you specialized knowledge of the criminal justice field combined with a broad general educational background.

As a graduate of this program, depending on the option chosen, you would be prepared to seek employment as a police officer, private security, or prepare for careers in federal government, pre-law and many other related careers.


Earning Potential

You'll find job growth on the rise, with a predicted increase of 4% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $53,000 a year.


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Likely Careers

  • Patrol Officer
  • Police Detective
  • Sheriff
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Career advisor working with student.
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About Delta's Program

The program offers theoretical, practical and technical instruction designed to meet an ever-increasing demand and continuous upgrading of personnel by law enforcement agencies.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CO-OP

Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

 Transfer opportunities
One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice!

In fact, if you're interested in earning a bachelor's in Law Enforcement you have several options by coming to Delta first, and then transferring.

LEARN MORE ABOUT Law Enforcement TRANSFER OPTIONS

Facts & Figures

One in eight
1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.
Briefcase
With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.


Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: