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Leslie Machado

Leslie Machado

LSSU Chemistry Major

PhD in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University

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Dearborn University Consortium Center

BS Degree in Criminal Justice - Generalist Emphasis

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Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer for a local, state or federal agency who is responsible for the safety of the community; investigates crimes and provides related services.
  • Probation/Parole Officer, who manages caseloads of offenders; assures that requirements of probation are followed; and helps clients make the transition back to society.
  • Corrections Officer, who works in secure correctional facilities; performs custodial services; acts as a residential unit manager; and assists prisoners in their transition back to society.
  • Loss Control Officer, who provides many of the same services as a police officer only in the private sector; maintains perimeter security in industrial settings; manages loss control programs; and performs private investigative work.

Degree Program

Courses taken at Henry Ford Community College
CRJ 131 Introduction to Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 132 Police Administration Staff & Line Operations 3
CRJ 136 Corrections I—Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ Electives  17
PSY 131 Introductory Psychology 3
SPC 131 Fundamentals of Speaking or SPC 145 Interpersonal Communication  3
POLS 131 Introduction to American Government 3
POLS 135 American Legal Systems and Processes 3
PSY 251 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 251 Ethnic & Racial Diversity in Societies  3
 
MACRAO Certification
English Requirements  6
Humanities requirements  5
Science/mathematics requirements  8
Free Electives  29
 
Courses taken at Lake Superior State University
CJUS 321 Ethical Issues in Public Safety  3
CJUS 345 Statistics and Design for Public Safety  4
CJUS 401 Senior Seminar  3
CJUS 300/400 Level Electives  9
SOCY 214 Criminology 3
Free Electives  10

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Caroline Demary-Elliott

Caroline Demary-Elliott
Mathematics - Secondary Education

"Not only is LSSU close and convenient to my home in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, but the atmosphere is very welcoming. All of the staff and students seem to be really open, and the teacher-to-student ratio is very personal, unlike larger universities." [ more ]

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