Criminal Justice Degrees

Associate in Science and Arts with Criminal Justice focus

Students completing this program will receive an Associate in Science and Arts degree from Northwestern Michigan College. With the focus of 24 credits in Criminal Justice, the students will gain career opportunities at the local, state and national level in criminal justice; the profession is turning to college-educated personnel. It is recommended that students wishing to transfer to a four-year college review the transfer guides for the colleges of choice since transfer requirements may differ between institutions.

NMC ASA with Criminal Justice focus

Bachelor of Science Degree - Criminal Justice

(3+1 Partnership through NMC and Ferris State University at the University Center in Traverse City)

NMC and Ferris State University have partnered to offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice where students complete 85 credits at NMC and 35 credits at FSU, which can be completed at the University Center in Traverse City.

Ferris State University at NMC University Center

Associate In Science And Arts With Criminal Justice Focus - Online

(Partnership with Michigan Colleges Online)

NMC also offers a Criminal Justice program in collaboration with other colleges through Michigan Colleges Online (formerly the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative or MCCVLC). This program involves agreements that lead to a four-year degree from another college/university. Visit for current information on the status of this program, the courses, program requires, or articulation agreements. This program may involve agreements that lead to a four-year degree from another college or university.

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In-District ( Grand Traverse County residents) Tuition

$122.00 per contact hour

In-State ( other Michigan counties) Tuition

$261.00 per contact hour

Out-of-state Tuition

$340.00 per contact hour

International Tuition

$383.00 per contact hour

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Other fee of $33.00 per contact hour is a general fee covering a portion of costs for technology, orientation, placement, career testing, Student Government Association, and other student service activities.

$33.00 per contact hour

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Note: For more information on how COA component estimates are calculated, see the bottom of the Tuition and Fees page.

Enrolled students can find their own calculated Cost of Attendance in NMC Self-Service under Financial Aid. Others can use the Net Price Calculator to estimate the total annual cost of attending NMC based on their program and enrollment plans, along with financial aid eligibility.

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