The Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Associate Degree program prepares students for careers within the criminal justice system. Three certification options are available in addition to the associate degree in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Officer Certification, Correctional Officer Certification and Juvenile Detention Officer Certification. The program is certified by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Potential occupations include: Private Investigator, Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, Correctional Officer, Juvenile Detention Officer, Private Security.
program at a Glance
- Wausau Fully Available
- Antigo Partially Available
- Medford Partially Available
- Phillips Partially Available
- Spencer Partially Available
- Wittenberg Partially Available
Approximate Cost$11,354 (Tuition: $9881, Books: $1473)
Average Starting Salary$39,150 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.
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- Think critically
- Manage emergencies
- Demonstrate professionalism
- Conduct investigations
- Communicate effectively
- Interact with others
- Demonstrate tactical skills (applies to certification track only)
- Private Investigator
- Deputy Sheriff
- Police Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Juvenile Detention Officer
- Private Security
To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.Course List
The program is certified by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Criminal Background Check
This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background. Several programs require a background check for placement into clinical sites or field experiences. These checks could prevent students from completing all course requirements necessary for graduation, gaining licensure, and finding employment.
Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.
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