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Law Enforcement Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

www.melissaisd.org/cte

Endorsement Area:

Public Service

Career Cluster:

Health Science

Career Pathway:

Law Enforcement

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • None at this time

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

Completer Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS).

A completer must have at least three (3) courses for four (4) or more credits, with at least one (1) advanced course in the same Program of Study (POS), in order to earn an endorsement.

  1. Law Enforcement I (1 credit)
  2. Law Enforcement II (1 credit; adv. course)
  3. Criminal Investigations (1 credit)
  1. Practicum OR Career Prep (2 credits each; adv. courses) OR Counseling & Mental Health (1 credit)

Sample Career Occupations

Occupation

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officer

$60,112

5,241

13%

Correctional Officers & Jailers

$40,186

4,683

9%

Immigration & Customs Inspectors

$78,104

1,236

9%

Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

Industry-Based Certification Opportunities

Articulation with Grayson College

Last Updated: January 7, 2021