Criminal Justice Transfer Track

Uncover CJ Success at MWCC

Learn how to protect and serve, investigate crime, demand justice, and stop criminals with an education in criminal justice. You will find an exciting and rewarding career meant just for you in the criminal justice field at MWCC.

Our Criminal Justice Transfer Track degree program provides you with the opportunity to learn about many factors of criminal justice with a wide range of general education and CJ courses, so you can investigate all of your career options before continuing your education.

Transfer to a 4-year College or University

You will save thousands by starting your Criminal Justice education at MWCC. You will be able to transfer seamlessly upon graduation into one of many Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree programs. Our program is based on the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education A2B Degree and MassTransfer requirements and benefits so that you will enter as a junior in a CJ program at a public four-year institution after transferring from MWCC.

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Investigate Your Career Options

Your Criminal Justice education at MWCC covers your general education courses as well as a large range of topics in the CJ field. Here, you can find a path that fits your passions and career goals when you transfer to a 4-year college or university.

You will take classes in:

  • Criminal Law
  • American Government and Politics
  • Criminal Investigation
  • American Policing
  • Corrections
  • Criminology

MWCC’s outstanding criminal justice faculty includes working practitioners and instructors with expertise in law enforcement, prosecutorial systems, and corrections.

Choose the Career Meant for You

After you graduate with a bachelor’s degree, you will have a range of career paths to choose from in the criminal justice career field.

You can begin a career as:

  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Police Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Private Investigator
  • Detective
  • Probation Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigator

Job Outlook for the Criminal Justice Field

Across the wide range of Criminal Justice careers, there is an average projected growth of 11%* according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This growth opens up thousands of jobs in many areas, so whether you choose to go into criminal law or become a private investigator after you graduate with a bachelor’s degree, you can expect to find a job fast!

Pursue the Perks of Criminal Justice

  • Find a job quickly in a growing job market
  • Earn potential salary increases as a criminal justice official with higher education
  • Satisfy demands for higher standards for criminal justice officials
  • Feel fulfilled knowing you are serving and protecting the public

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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