Nov 29, 2023  
2023 - 2024 Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Catalog

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement with Basic Police Training - Certificate of Achievement

Program Code: CSZ.35725

The Delta College Criminal Justice program is designed to give you specialized knowledge of the criminal justice field combined with a broad general educational background. The program offers theoretical, practical, and technical instruction designed to meet an ever-increasing demand and continuous upgrading of personnel by law enforcement agencies. As a graduate of this program, depending on the option chosen, you would be prepared to seek employment as a police officer, private security, or prepare for careers in federal government, pre-law and many other related careers.

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Credits: 12


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the certificate.
  2. Courses are taken concurrently and together make up the Basic Police Training (B.P.T.) Academy. For information about B.P.T. students should contact the Delta College Police Academy (N-102, Main campus; phone 989-686-9108).
  3. Employment within the Criminal Justice field may be delayed or denied depending on a history of convictions involving felonies, misdemeanors, and/or involving controlled substances.
  4. LWA 280  fulfills the 2 credit LW requirement for the Associate Degree.