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Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Transfer

Program Overview

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Are you interested in a career in the criminal justice field and want to go on to get your bachelor's degree? Delta's Law Enforcement transfer program prepares you to transfer to and succeed at a four-year college or university.

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

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.

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Investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.

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annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Enforce law and order in rural or unincorporated districts or serve legal processes of courts. May patrol courthouse, guard court or grand jury or escort defendants.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

Investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

One of the best things about Delta College is the opportunity to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on.

For information about how your Delta courses will transfer to universities, check with the admissions office of your transfer institution. You can begin exploring how classes will transfer with the Michigan Transfer Network.

Option 1: Transfer agreements

Transfer agreements are contracts signed by the presidents of each institution guaranteeing transfer of specific courses or pathways.

Delta has signed transfer agreements to continue your criminal justice studies:

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

Option 2: MiTransfer Pathway in Criminal Justice

Delta works with many colleges and universities to provide special multi-institutional, associate-to-bachelor’s degree transfer pathways. Upon completing this pathway, you would earn an Associate in Arts, including the major courses listed below. 

Major courses that transfer to your transfer destinations: 

  • PSY 211W – Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 211W – Principles of Sociology
  • CJ 110W – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 130W – Introduction to Corrections

Transfer destinations:

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your options. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you seek. Regular meetings with your advisor are strongly recommended to stay on track for graduation. 

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 three 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 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

Facts & Figures

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


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Delta College offers over 140 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: