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Courses & Requirements

Developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Law Enforcement Certificate 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 successfully enter the 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.

Courses Credits Comments
COM112 Interpersonal Communications 3
CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ102 Incarceration and Alternatives 3 Prerequisites
CRJ103 Modern Policing 3 Prerequisites
CRJ202 Criminal Law 3 Prerequisite CRJ101;
Corerequisite ENG101
ENG101 English Composition I 3
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC104 Introduction to Criminology 3