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Degree/Certificate Requirements
General Information

Criminal Justice

This associate of applied science program prepares students for employment in criminal justice positions that require an associate degree or transfer to baccalaureate programs in criminal justice. Students planning to transfer should consult both their Monroe County Community College advisor and the transfer school for assistance in selecting appropriate electives.

Law Enforcement

This associate of applied science program prepares students for employment in law enforcement Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification (www.michigan.gov/mcoles). MCCC students may take the Police Academy at any MCOLES approved academy schools offered at accredited colleges. Please contact the instructor of criminal justice at 734.384.4297, or the Humanities/Social Sciences Division at 734.384.4153 for additional information.

Specific Criteria for Completion of Prerequisites for the Police Academy at Schoolcraft College

  1. Students must apply and be admitted to Schoolcraft College.
  2. Students must have their official transcripts sent to Schoolcraft College.
  3. Students are required to contact the Wayne County Regional Police Training Academy at Schoolcraft College for application materials before the end of the second semester at Monroe County Community College. Call the Public Safety Education Office at Schoolcraft at 734.462.4306 Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for information and application materials.
  4. Students must complete the general education and required core courses at MCCC with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA prior to entering the Police Academy.
  5. Schoolcraft College Police Academy is a qualifying admission program. Applicants must meet the requirements in order to be accepted.
  6. Applicants must successfully pass the MCOLES pre-enrollment reading and writing test and the pre-enrollment physical agility test.
  7. After meeting these requirements, along with a successful interview, criminal history check and driving record check, qualified students will be admitted into the course