Public Service and Law Enforcement Careers

Train for a new career in under two years!

Financial Aid

You may qualify to get help paying for your education! Financial aid opportunities are available for many of the short-term training programs listed here!

Individual Training Account (ITA)

An ITA is a voucher, issued by the Workforce Investment Board, to be used to pay for an eligible individual's training costs. Contact LCCC's Employment and Career Services office at 440-366-4076 or OhioMeansJobs Lorain County at 440-324-5244 for more information.

Credit vs. Non-Credit. What's the Difference?

The credit and non-credit programs both provide valuable job skills for a great career. Classes taken in credit programs, however, can often be used as a stepping stone toward an associate's or bachelor's degree.

Public Service and Law Enforcement Careers

LCCC offers many certificate training programs that help you learn new career skills in a hurry. The short-term training opportunities are perfect for those who want to train for a good job, but aren't able to commit to long-term education or training.

Plus, credits earned for many of these programs can be applied to related LCCC associate's degree and LCCC University Partnership bachelor's degree programs.

See how you can turn a short-term committment into long-term success for your employment and educational goals.

 

Short-Term Technical Certificates

Earn a certificate in one year or less. Coursework typically transfers into related one-year technical certificate and associate degree programs.

Addiction Counselor (26 credits)
The courses in the program meet the education requirements of the state of Ohio for certification as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant and may also be applied towards the Associate of Applied Science in Human Services degree.

One-Year Technical Certificates

Coursework typically takes one year to complete and transfers into the related associate degree program.

Police Science (32/34 credits)
The objective of the Certificate Program is to supply current information and knowledge to the police science fields to individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full or part-time employment in a local police agency.

Public Administration (34 credits)
Offers opportunities for individuals to learn how to be effective and efficient in work settings and roles in the public sector or in the non-profit organization.

LCCC Police Training Academy (640 hours of instruction)
Prepares students to take the required Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) certification test for the position of Police Officer. Graduates may be awarded up to 12 hours of credit toward the LCCC Police Science degree.

Now What?

Click here for admissions and registration information. We're here to help you decide which short-term program will get you where you want to go.

Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Use Caution in Parking Lots

Workers are replacing the light fixtures on campus roads and parking lots. Some roadways and parking spaces will blocked off during this time. Please be very careful and slow down.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.