Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy Technical Diploma | Northcentral Technical College

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Technical Diploma

The WI DOJ 720 Academy curriculum document includes phases, topics and codes for outcomes and objectives. The WTCS and the WI DOJ subject matter experts agreed to use the same convention. Competencies within the courses are coded to match WI DOJ 720 Academy standards.

program at a Glance

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy 20 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

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

Approximate Cost

$5,170 (Tuition: $5170, Books: $0)

Average Starting Salary

$49,384 Annually, based on the 2015 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Think critically
  • Manage emergencies
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Conduct investigations
  • Interact with others
  • Demonstrate tactical skills (applies only to occupational certifications)
  • Communicate effectively

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.

Additional program Information

Gainful Employment Information

60 College Credits

This program requires completion of 60 college credits prior to admission. These 60 college credits can be from any combination of academic areas.

Criminal Background Check

This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

Additional Academy Requirements

An interview, fingerprinting and a physical fitness test are required prior to admission to this program.

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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