Why Major in Criminal Justice Specialist?

The criminal justice specialist degree and law enforcement degree is for students planning to concentrate in the law enforcement area of the criminal justice system. Students of Law Enforcement Specialist major prepare for administrative and law enforcement management positions with municipal, county, state and federal agencies. The criminal justice law enforcement specialist degree program includes the entire basic law enforcement training curriculum required by law in the State of Michigan to be a practicing law enforcement officer.

Advance Your Career with a Criminal Justice Specialist Degree

The law enforcement degree and criminal justice specialist degree is certified by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). College Graduates with a criminal justice law enforcement specialist degree, who successfully complete the law enforcement degree program and meet the minimum employment standards, are qualified for job placement in Michigan police agencies.

Law Enforcement Degree and Criminal Justice Specialist Degree students must meet all the pre-employment screening standards required by MCOLES.

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Admission Requirements

Admission into the law enforcement degree program at Ferris State University is granted on a competitive basis, as space permits, and a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admittance into the Criminal Justice Specialist Degree program.

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Graduation Requirements

Graduates of the criminal justice specialist degree and law enforcement degree must complete all of Ferris general education requirements as outlined in the General Education section of the Ferris State law enforcement course catalog, and have an ACT math subscore of 24, or complete MATH 115 or pass the Math proficiency exam.

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  • About Ferris State University: College law enforcement degree classes including our criminal justice specialist degree program, are taught at all levels by professional teachers, not graduate assistants. College criminal justice students at Ferris State University, including our students that major in Law Enforcement, study in more than 170 different college educational programs - including doctorate degrees, masters degrees, bachelors degree law enforcement and associate degree law enforcement programs.

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