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Law Enforcement


Program Overview

Interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in law enforcement? You're in luck! Delta College has a 3+1 program with Ferris State University. After three years of classes at Delta, you need one year at Ferris and you earn a bachelor's degree in law enforcement, at a fraction of the cost!

Earning Potential

Transfer on to get your bachelor's and gain additional skills and education to become a Police Detective. You could increase your earning potential. Job growth is expected to rise steadily over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $68,200 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Police Detective
  • Special Agent
  • Sheriff
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Transfer seamlessly 

    So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

    Visit the Transfer Center

About Delta's Program

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 to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Delta has a signed transfer agreements to continue your Law Enforcement studies with:

  • Ferris State University – Criminal Justice (Options – Corrections, Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement with Basic Police Training)

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta


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.  


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.


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.


Facts & Figures

With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.
80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.

Related Programs

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