Students must earn a minimum of 60 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a degree. Students must also take any required third‐party exams, especially in the AAAS concentrations, such as NOCTI or NCLEX.
Courses by Placement/Transfer
The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.
Screening: A student must be at least 18 years old upon entry, must be finger printed, undergo a physical exam, physical fitness test, board interview, and a reading/writing exam. A student must earn at least a grade of “C” (2.0) in each of the 200‐level Criminal Justice courses in order to be eligible for police licensure. Upon completion of this degree, students are eligible for licensure by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.