The Associate Degree program in Criminal Justice at Massasoit Community College includes both Day and Evening Programs. The Day Program attracts primarily pre-service students, many of whom are recent high school graduates. Motivations for seeking a degree in Criminal Justice are many. Most wish to prepare for a career in municipal and state policing or attain a position in one of twenty-one federal law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs Service, or U.S. Marshals Service. This program is Quinn Bill approved.
You may also review the MassTransfer Program if you are planning to transfer to a Massachusetts four-year college to see which colleges are in partnership with Massasoit Community College.
The mission of the Massasoit Community College Criminal Justice Program is to serve the criminal justice and private security industry by preparing prospective practitioners for the challenges inherent in the maintenance of order in a democratic society.
To this end Massasoit Community College will endeavor to:
The Criminal Justice Program aims to effectively prepare our students for careers in criminal justice and transfer to baccalaureate institutions.
This aim will be achieved by: