Criminal Justice | Ferris Statewide | Ferris State UniversityCriminal Justice
Bachelor of Science

The Criminal Justice baccalaureate degree prepares you for a professional career in the Criminal Justice system in Michigan and throughout the country.

This program offers small class sizes—usually between 15 to 30 students. Our degreed faculty members have extensive criminal justice experience and utilize a pragmatic approach to prepare you for a career in criminal justice. The most common positions for graduates of this program are: police officer, corrections officer, community correction officer, probation officer, detective, federal agent, and investigator for a multitude of public and private agencies and/or corporations.

Generalist Option: This option prepares you to seek federal, state and/or local criminal justice agency employment or admission to law school or graduate school. This program gives you an education with a broad focus in Criminal Justice.

Law Enforcement Option (Jackson only): This option is for students planning to concentrate in the law enforcement area of the criminal justice system. Students prepare for administrative and management positions with municipal, county, state and federal agencies. The program includes the entire basic training curriculum required by law in the State of Michigan to be a practicing law enforcement officer. The program is certified by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Graduates, who successfully complete the program and meet the minimum employment standards, are qualified for placement in Michigan police agencies.

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