Lake State offers one of the few law enforcement track programs in the state of Michigan. This program allows area Law Enforcement majors to obtain their police academy training while completing their Bachelors degree. Students graduating from this program will leave the university MCOLES certifiable and therefore ready to start their careers as police officers without attending another academy.
Our criminalistics program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing investigative work. This degree allows students to obtain a chemistry minor as part of their degree and graduates have been employed directly into crime labs or have continued on to graduate school.
The corrections program will allow students to pursue careers in prisons and also in community based corrections. Many of our graduates are now probation officers, parole officers, as well as jail and prison officers.
The public safety degree is unique in that it allows students to obtain several certifications. Graduates of this degree will have law enforcement, fire science and emergency medical training.
Another option for students in criminal justice is the loss control program. This program is intended for students interested in entering the private sector where they will manage security at large corporations and other agencies.
Sgt. Marty R. Singleton ('07) featured in Blue Line Magazine
Sgt. Marty R. Singleton ('07)
Provincial Liaison Team-North West Region
"I owe a lot of my success in my career to the time I spent in Sault Ste. Marie and LSSU."
-Blue Line Magazine, April 2014
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