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NECC Provides Great Educational Services to Those Seeking a Career in Public Service

Criminal Justice Students in the lab
If you are interested in a career serving the public in the criminal justice system, and want to save thousands of dollars on the cost of a bachelor’s degree, NECC’s Criminal Justice program is for you.

Why Choose NECC?

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NECC’s program has a broad academic orientation, exposing you to the U.S. court and corrections systems, law enforcement and security, and counter-terrorism – a career area that is growing rapidly. In this program you will:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the various aspects of the criminal justice system
  • Benefit from instruction in psychology, sociology, and criminology
  • Gain real-world experience through internships
  • Have access to robust student support services, student clubs, and extracurricular activities
  • Take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements and save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences/psychology, or Humanities and Social Science or a related field

Because of NECC

You will acquire the broad knowledge necessary to successfully transfer to public or private four-year colleges and universities that offer a variety of degree options related to criminal justice fields. You will also be qualified to pursue entry-level private and government security positions. Many program alumni have worked in the field while they continued their education, ultimately going on to careers as:

  • Municipal police officers
  • State Troopers
  • Correction Officers
  • Federal Officers
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Private detectives
  • Probation offices and correctional treatment specialists
  • Court system employees

 

Top 10

Criminal Justice is one of NECC’s top ten largest programs

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An internship in the Lawrence Probation Department confirmed that she had made the right career choice—“I loved it.”

Josiery Santos, Criminal Justice


 

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Career Paths & Job Market

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