The Criminal Justice certificate was designed in conjunction with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police to give students the foundations in law enforcement necessary for entry into state police academies. Our highly qualified professors bring real world knowledge and expertise to guide you through your criminal justice education. In addition, all courses are credit-bearing and can be applied to an associate degree in criminal justice. Furthermore, the program can help in-service personnel achieve the knowledge and certifications necessary for promotion.
- Estimated Length of Program: 1 year
- Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion in Criminal Justice
Developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Criminal Justice Certificate program prepares students for a career in law enforcement. The certificate combines specialized criminal justice and general education coursework to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to compete for entry in the Massachusetts law enforcement field. All of the credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to a Quinn Bill-eligible Associate in Science degree in Criminal Justice.
Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, the Certificate of Completion in Criminal Justice will be awarded.