Criminal Justice Programs

Get the Criminal Justice Training You Need 

Prepare for a career in law enforcement with training in physical and behavioral sciences, criminal investigation, traffic law, patrol procedures, and scientific crime laboratory procedures. You'll learn from local instructors who are currently active in law enforcement with special training including FBI, SWAT, Forensic Interviewing, Homicide Investigation, and more. If you're an ethical person with a strong sense of community and leadership, this may be the program area for you.

Explore Criminal Justice Programs
Criminal Justice Studies Associates of Applied Science
Law Enforcement Recruit Technical Diploma

“I love how in-depth the program is. I am prepared for a future career in law enforcement.”

Christopher, Nicolet Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Student

Career Pathways Get You On The Right Track

Every credit and credential earned applies toward the next technical diploma or degree and provides you with new job opportunities and increased wages. You can even transfer Nicolet credits to another college or university to earn your bachelor's degree. Start on your pathway today.

Certificate

There are currently no certificates associated with this pathway.

Technical Diploma

Law Enforcement Recruit

About the Law Enforcement Recruit Program

Nicolet College currently offers the 720 hour Law Enforcement Academy to those seeking a law enforcement career in the State of Wisconsin. Successful students will receive up to 32 associate's degree college credits.  Nicolet College’s Law Enforcement Academy delivers the criteria established by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training, and Standards Bureau. The training instructors are a combination of educators and active or retired law enforcement officers.

Associate's Degree

Criminal Justice Studies

About the Criminal Justice Studies Program

Designed to prepare you for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer, you'll earn an associate's degree in Criminal Justice Studies and a technical diploma in Law Enforcement Recruit. The program fully integrates the 720 hour Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Recruit Academy which satisfies the requirements for certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in Wisconsin.

Bachelor's Degree

View our transfer agreements to learn more about continuing your education.

Your Prior Experience Matters

Before you start a program, learn how your past experience can save you time and money. You may have previous education and work experience that could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning.

Visit University Representatives Right On Campus

Take advantage of this convenient way to meet university representatives from various schools and talk with them one on one. Learn how your Nicolet credits transfer so your dream of earning a bachelor's degree will become a reality.

2018-2019 Visit Schedule

Stop by between 11 am - 2 pm
Lakeside Center
Grand Canyon University
10 am - 2 pm
White Pine Center – 2nd Floor

Chat with a Career Coach

Explore career possibilities and prepare for entering college.
Call the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 to schedule an appointment or send them an email below.

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Angeline Von Neupert, Career Coach

Angeline von Neupert

Career Coach
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Joe Hafferman, Career Coach

Joe Haferman

Career Coach

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