Oakland Police Academy (OPA.CT)

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will effectively demonstrate knowledge of Michigan criminal law.
  • Students will effectively demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Michigan police policies and procedures.

Program Plan 2024-2025

Full Time - Fall or Winter Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

Program Requirements: The Police Academy Certificate of Achievement grants the following coursework for Oakland Police Academy graduates.

Year 1 - Fall or Winter 

Courses    Credits
OPA 2510 Law and the Public Servant 5
OPA 2520 Firearms Training 5
OPA 2530 Subject Control 5
OPA 2540 Health, Wellness, and Safety for the Public Servant 5
OPA 2550 Traffic Enforcement and Patrol 5
OPA 2560 Crime Scene Investigation 5