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Criminal Justice

If you are looking for a career where you can...

  • Help people
  • Save lives
  • Take control of difficult situations

...you'll find a lot of options in the Criminal Justice Program at LCC.

This program is designed to prepare students for entry into corrections or law enforcement career fields. The curriculums offered in the Criminal Justice Program are taught by instructors who have a solid understanding of the theory and practice you need to work in these fields. In fact, many members of our teaching staff are currently active or have had previous experience in criminal justice, bringing a valuable, real-world component to your learning environment.

Students can select from the following areas of concentration in order to prepare for a career in criminal justice:

  • Students in the Corrections program can choose from the Corrections Associate Degree curriculum with either adult or juvenile specialization, the Corrections Pre-transfer curriculum, and vocational certificate curriculums for Correctional Officer and Juvenile Care Worker.

  • In the Law Enforcement program, students can select the Criminal Justice Associate Degree curriculum (which includes the Police Academy) or the Criminal Justice Pre-transfer curriculum.

  • The Mid-Michigan Police Academy is a 18-week basic police training program designed to meet or exceed state mandated certification requirements for preparing individuals for a career in law enforcement.

Click any of the links on the right to view more information about curriculum, degrees and certificates, courses and career fields within the Criminal Justice Program at LCC.

Criminal Justice Program at Lansing Community College

Public Service Careers
West Campus, Room M127
Phone: (517) 483-1570
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