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Notice: Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program

NEW Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program

The Michigan Department of Corrections requires that corrections officers earn 15 college credits within 24 months of employment. The Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program established a fund to be administered by the Michigan Community College.

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Our Criminal Justice programs provide students with the skills needed to understand and embrace the diversity of the communities in which they serve. Our curriculum is developed in partnership with area law enforcement organizations and taught by instructors who are experts in their fields.

Why Criminal Justice at GRCC?

We're dedicated to preparing you for challenging careers in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile services and other criminal justice fields. We do this by offering knowledge, education and guidance in the history and philosophy of criminal justice; the organization, management and operation of modern criminal justice agencies; the social, psychological, and cultural aspects of society; and the laws impacting criminal justice functions.

Advantages of GRCC's Criminal Justice program

  • The latest technology
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on learning
  • A wide choice of classes
  • A degree for career progression
  • Earn an associate degree or a certificate
  • Choose individual courses to meet your needs and improve your job performance

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NEW Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program

Criminal Justice students in classroom

NEW Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program

The Michigan Department of Corrections requires that corrections officers earn 15 college credits within 24 months of employment. The Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program established a fund to be administered by the Michigan Community College.

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Your first step to becoming a Criminal Justice major is to apply to GRCC today!

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Anna Abernethy
I went from a person who wanted to do the minimum and had little confidence in her ability to succeed to a woman with confidence, accomplishments and a college education. GRCC was not only a stepping stone in my college career, but the foundation of my education.
Anna Abernethy, Criminal Justice alum

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