Program Goals Statement
The Law Enforcement Certificate program combines specialized criminal justice and general education coursework to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of law enforcement. It develops career specific knowledge in law and criminal procedure. All credits may be applied to an associate degree in criminal justice.
- The program was developed at the request of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and is intended to provide a basic recruit-training curriculum. Courses also apply to the Quinn Bill - eligible Criminal Justice degree program.
- No academic credit can be awarded for life experience, academy, military, or other training.