Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program provides students with a broad analysis of the relationship between law and society as well as a thorough examination of the interrelationships, functions and operations of the different components of the criminal justice system. It is designed to provide preparation for a variety of entry-level positions in state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies. Students who earn this associate degree are eligible to apply for admission to the Professional Licensing Core courses at the Center for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement (651-643-3434) to earn the Law Enforcement Certificate.

Program Locations

  • North Hennepin Community College 55445

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Correctional Officers
  • Median wage:$33.95/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Supervisors of Police Officers
  • Median wage:$41.29/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Criminal Justice Teachers
  • Median wage:$57,452/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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North Hennepin Community College
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Toll-Free: (800) 818-0395 Local: (763) 424-0724 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@nhcc.edu