Michigan Criminal Justice Degrees & Programs

Students interested in careers in criminal justice can have an easy time finding a program in Michigan since this state has 69 colleges and universities offering criminal justice programs.

Altogether, these schools offer 69 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate degrees in a variety of areas of study all related to criminal justice or law enforcement.

Criminal Justice Scholarships in Michigan

Michigan criminal justice students may receive financial assistance through grants and scholarships from organizations like the American Association of State Troopers and Michigan State Police. Students may also apply for the Detective LaVern S. Brann Scholarship. Michigan State University also has a complete listing of all scholarships offered in Michigan as well as in the schools.

Criminal Justice Career & Employment Trending

Criminal justice occupations in Michigan offer wages that are in line with or slightly above the national average for each particular occupation. While some of the occupations may make a high wage, they don’t offer a lot of employment growth.

Michigan detectives & criminal investigators, for example, are predicted by O*NET to have a -2 employment growth between 2012 and 2022; however, they earned an average yearly wage of $79,600, slightly above the national average.

O*NET also predicted forty new job openings would be posted annually for this occupation. Below are the wages, projected employment growths, and predicted number of job postings annually for some criminal justice occupations.

  • Detectives & criminal investigators – $79,600 – -2% – 40
  • First-line supervisors of police & detectives $74,500 – 1% – 110
  • Criminal justice & law enforcement postsecondary teachers – $66,400 – 9% – 10
  • Forensic science technicians – $62,400 – 0% – 10
  • Fire inspectors & investigators – $60,400 -0% – 10
  • Police & sheriff’s patrol officers – $57,700 – 1% – 540
  • Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists – $55,800 – -6% – 70
  • Correctional officers & jailers –$53,700 – 1% – 290
  • Judges, magistrate judges & magistrates – $52,400 – -2% – 10
  • Fish & game wardens –$49,000 – NA – NA
  • Private detectives & investigators – $42,800 – 12% – 10

All Schools with Criminal Justice Programs in Michigan

Featured online criminal justice programs accepting applicants from Michigan

Campus-based criminal justice schools in Michigan

Adrian College
Program Areas: Corrections Administration Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Adrian, MI 

Alpena Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Alpena, MI 

Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
Program Areas: Corrections


Flint, MI 

Baker College of Allen Park
Program Areas: Corrections


Allen Park, MI 

Baker College of Auburn Hills
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Auburn Hills, MI 

Baker College of Cadillac
Program Areas: Corrections


Cadillac, MI 

Baker College of Clinton Township
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Clinton Township, MI 

Baker College of Flint
Program Areas: Corrections


Flint, MI 

Baker College of Jackson
Program Areas: Corrections


Jackson, MI 

Baker College of Muskegon
Program Areas: Corrections


Muskegon, MI 

Baker College of Owosso
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Owosso, MI 

Baker College of Port Huron
Program Areas: Corrections


Port Huron, MI 

Bay de Noc Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Escanaba, MI 

Bay Mills Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Corrections and Criminal Justice |


Brimley, MI 

Concordia University-Ann Arbor
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Ann Arbor, MI 

Davenport University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Grand Rapids, MI 

Delta College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Juvenile Corrections


University Center, MI 

Ferris State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Big Rapids, MI 

Finlandia University
Program Areas: Corrections and Criminal Justice Criminal Justice/Police Science


Hancock, MI 

Gogebic Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Ironwood, MI 

Grand Rapids Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science Juvenile Corrections


Grand Rapids, MI 

Grand Valley State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Allendale, MI 

Henry Ford Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Dearborn, MI 

ITT Technical Institute-Canton
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Canton, MI 

ITT Technical Institute-Dearborn
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Dearborn, MI 

ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Swartz Creek, MI 

ITT Technical Institute-Troy
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Troy, MI 

ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Wyoming, MI 

Jackson College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Jackson, MI 

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Kalamazoo, MI 

Kaplan Career Institute-Dearborn
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Detroit, MI 

Kellogg Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Battle Creek, MI 

Kirtland Community College
Program Areas: Corrections | Corrections Administration Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Roscommon, MI 

Lake Michigan College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Benton Harbor, MI 

Lake Superior State University
Program Areas: Corrections Corrections and Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Sault Ste Marie, MI 

Lansing Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Juvenile Corrections


Lansing, MI 

Macomb Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Warren, MI 

Madonna University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Livonia, MI 

Marygrove College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Detroit, MI 

Michigan State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Forensic Science and Technology


East Lansing, MI 

Mid Michigan Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Harrison, MI 

Monroe County Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Monroe, MI 

Montcalm Community College
Program Areas: Corrections


Sidney, MI 

Mott Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Forensic Science and Technology


Flint, MI 

Muskegon Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Muskegon, MI 

North Central Michigan College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Petoskey, MI 

Northern Michigan University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Marquette, MI 

Northwestern Michigan College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Traverse City, MI 

Oakland Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Bloomfield Hills, MI 

Oakland University
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism Juvenile Corrections


Rochester Hills, MI 

Olivet College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Olivet, MI 

Saginaw Valley State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


University Center, MI 

Schoolcraft College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Livonia, MI 

Siena Heights University
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Adrian, MI 

South University-Novi
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Novi, MI 

Spring Arbor University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Spring Arbor, MI 

St Clair County Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Port Huron, MI 

University of Detroit Mercy
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Detroit, MI 

University of Michigan-Dearborn
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Dearborn, MI 

University of Michigan-Flint
Program Areas: Corrections and Criminal Justice


Flint, MI 

University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Southfield, MI 

University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Walker, MI 

Washtenaw Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Ann Arbor, MI 

Wayne County Community College District
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Forensic Science and Technology


Detroit, MI 

Wayne State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Detroit, MI 

West Shore Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Scottville, MI 

Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies