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CJ - Law Enforcement w/ NMC (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement

Program Code: 226 ∙ Credit Hours: 67 ∙ Contact Hours: 67

Vice President: Pete Olson

In cooperation with Northwestern Michigan College

This program provides the student with the opportunity to attend a State-certified police academy and graduate from North Central with an Associate of Applied Science degree and Michigan Council on Law Enforcement Standards certification (MCOLES). Students interested in this program need to apply. Acceptance is competitive and is not guaranteed. A criminal background check is required for admission to the academy. See the North Central Criminal Justice Coordinator for more information. To complete this program within two years, a student will need to attend summer sessions. The second half of the program is completed at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City. Students must take and pass the MCOLES Reading and Writing and Pre-Enrollment Physical Fitness tests prior to starting coursework at Northwestern Michigan College. Both tests are offered regularly at NMC.

North Central Michigan College

Northwestern Michigan College

Program Requirements: 36 Credit Hours

  • LWE 102 - Police Operations (4 credit hours)
  • LWE 210 - Cultural Diversity (2 credit hours)
  • LWE 214 - Firearms (4 credit hours)
  • LWE 218 - Physical Training (4 credit hours)
  • LWE 226 - Michigan Criminal Law (3 credit hours)
  • HAH 200 - Emergency Assessment and Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • LWE 212 - Criminal Investigation (3 credit hours)
  • LWE 215 - Defensive Driving (3 credit hours)
  • LWE 216 - Traffic Enforcement (3 credit hours)
  • LWE 225 - Defensive Tactics (4 credit hours)
  • LWE 227 - Criminal Procedure (3 credit hours)

Suggested Sequence for Full-Time North Central Students: