Program Overview

Massasoit Community College offers a Criminal Justice program as a Transfer option. The program is for students who are interested in fields such as corrections, parole, juvenile justice and private security. Many students are able to complete the course while still working full-time in the criminal justice field.

The program is split into two types of courses. The first half is dedicated to Liberal Arts courses including Psychology, Sociology and English. The second half is dedicated completely to criminal justice fields. These courses are related to career options such as Criminal Investigation/Criminalistics and Police-Community Relations.

Students who are interested in law courses may also have the option to take courses such as Criminal Law and Evidence and Court Procedures. There are also many other electives available to students with other interests in the Criminal Justice field. These courses include Negotiating, Domestic Violence and Introduction to Corrections.

The Transfer Option for the Criminal Justice Program requires a total of 62 credits and a minimum of 20 courses. Once completed, students will be applicable for the Law Enforcement Certificate. Students must also be aware that the same course may not be used for two different course requirements.

The Criminal Justice Transfer program is designed to help students create a foundation in the Criminal Justice field. Students will learn the basics to help them in their future careers. After students have earned their Associate's degree at Massasoit Community College, they will be well prepared to transfer into a four-year institutions with Criminal Justice Career options.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    Students must complete all forms and correct class levels for transfer credit.

    School Overview

    Massasoit Community College is a two-year public school located in Brockton, Massachusetts. The school was founded in 1966 and was named for the Massasoit, the Great Sachem of the Wampanoag. MCC has three campuses, which are located in Brockton, Canton, and Middleboro.

    Massasoit Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Online courses are offered to provide flexibility and convenience to students who may not be able to come to the MCC campus. Courses are instructor-led and follow the same semester schedule as face-to-face courses.

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