Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy

Technical Diploma

The Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy Technical Diploma prepares students for certification as sworn law enforcement officers in the state of Wisconsin. The program adheres to the uniform student performance objectives as established by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Bureau of Training and Standards. The program is certified by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Potential occupations include: Private Security, Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, DNR Warden, Wisconsin State Trooper. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 60 college credits to be eligible to enroll in this technical diploma.

program at a Glance

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy 17 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

Approximate Cost

$2,392 (Tuition: $2337, Books: $55)

Average Starting Salary

$49,384 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Think critically
  • Manage emergencies
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Conduct investigations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Interact with others
  • Demonstrate tactical skills

Potential Careers

  • Private Security
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Police Officer
  • DNR Warden
  • Wisconsin State Trooper

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Program Accreditation

The program adheres to the uniform student performance objectives as established by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Bureau of Training and Standards. 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.

Transfer Opportunities

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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Submit your online application today at www.ntc.edu/apply

For more information on this program, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email admissions@ntc.edu.

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