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General Information

Criminal Justice
This associate of applied science program prepares students for employment in criminal justice positions that require an associate degree or for transfer to baccalaureate programs in criminal justice. Students planning to transfer should consult both their MCCC advisor and the transfer school for assistance in selecting appropriate electives.

Law Enforcement
This associate of applied science program prepares students for employment in law enforcement positions reqiring both an associate degree and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards(MCOLES)certification. Monroe County Community College students may take the police Academy at Schoolcraft College, Radcliff Campus in Garden City.   

The following steps will need to be completed:
1. Students must apply and be admitted to Schoolcraft College.
2. Students must have their official transcript sent to Schoolcraft College.
3. Students are required to contact Schoolcraft College’s Radcliff Campus Police Academy Office for application materials before the end of the second semester at Monroe County Community College.
4. Students must complete the general education and required core courses at Monroe County Community College with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA prior to entering the Police Academy.
5. Schoolcraft College Police Academy is a qualifying admission program. Applicants must meet the requirement in order to be accepted.
6. Applicants must successfully pass the MCOLES pre-enrollment reading and writing test and the pre-enrollment physical agility test.
7. After meeting these requirements, along with a successful interview, criminal history check and driving record check, qualified students will be admitted into the course.