2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

CJ 299 Police Academy 12 cr.

  • Offered: Summer
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisite: Admission to NMU Regional Police Academy.

The Regional Police Academy is a 16-week, 800-hour police training school designed to provide basic law enforcement training to in-service and pre-service recruits. At the successful completion of academy training, a recruit becomes certifiable as a police officer through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). This certification is transferable to all U.S. states except California and Hawaii.

Note: These credits apply toward the associate of applied science in law enforcement degree, but will only count as general electives in other criminal justice programs.