Criminal Justice

About Our Program

Criminal Justice — Corrections/Probation and Parole

Designed for students interested in public service work conducted in correctional institutions, such as jails or prisons, or in professional work outside correctional institutions with juveniles or adults on probation or parole. Students completing the program benefit from articulation agreements with Eastern Michigan University, Madonna University, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Lake Superior State University. Successfully completing this program allows students to continue their studies toward a bachelor degree in criminal justice with no loss of credit hours.

Criminal Justice — Law Enforcement

Emphasizes the preservation of peace, the prevention of crime, and the protection of life and property. Prepares students for entry into the public service fields of law enforcement with a full working comprehension of the relationships between public and private concerns. Students completing the program benefit from articulation agreements with Eastern Michigan University, Madonna University, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Lake Superior State University. This program allows successful students to continue their studies toward a bachelor degree in criminal justice with no loss of credit hours.

Criminal Justice — Law Enforcement with Police Academy

Emphasizes the preservation of peace, the prevention of crime, and the protection of life and property. Prepares successful students for employment in law enforcement positions requiring both an Associate Degree and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification. Students start this associate degree by first completing required course work at HFC, then transferring to Schoolcraft College to complete the Police Academy component of the program. Students then transfer back to HFC to receive their degree. Students completing the program benefit from articulation agreements with Eastern Michigan University, Madonna University, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Lake Superior State University. This allows successful students to continue their studies toward a bachelor degree with no loss of credit hours.

Faculty

Contact
Daniel Kearney
FT Faculty - Criminal Justice
B.S., Wayne State University; M.P.A., University of Michigan dkearney@hfcc.edu 313-845-9714