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Curry College continuing education students in class representing the criminal justice degree program at Curry College

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education logoQuinn Bill Certified: Curry College Criminal Justice programs are Police Career Incentive Pay Program (PCIPP) certified by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. The PCIPP Program, also known as the Quinn Bill, was enacted by the Massachusetts Legislature to encourage police officers to earn degrees in law enforcement and criminal justice. It provides educational incentives for regular full-time officers in participating cities and towns through salary increases.

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Advance your career

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your current career, chart a new career direction or pursue your particular interest in areas such as law enforcement, criminal rehabilitation and community and social service. In classes with busy, working adults just like yourself, you'll explore key subject areas such as criminal law and procedure, criminology, policing, corrections, ethics, law enforcement, crime deterrence, and deviance and social control. You'll improve your skills in critical thinking, problem solving, presentation and communication as you apply theory to practice and acquire the academic foundation for future graduate work.

Flexible Schedule – Hyflex Learning

Our new Hyflex Schedule means it’s your choice, every week – attend class in-person, or online by ZOOM– even change your mind from week to week. Benefit from the support Curry is known for, in a format that’s better than hybrid – it’s truly your choice.

Courses begin every eight weeks

The time required to complete your degree depends on the number of courses you take each term, which you can determine according to your personal and professional responsibilities. With new courses beginning at Curry every eight weeks, your progress can be as fast or as flexible as you choose.

Curry Everywhere!

Choose the location that fits your schedule or jump around if you prefer… your choice!

Make the most of your transfer credits and work experience

Curry helps you fast-track your degree completion by offering:

  • Transfer credits for courses completed at other colleges - with no time limit on transfer credits, including science courses. At least 30 credits must be completed at Curry College to earn a degree.
  • College credit for a passing score on CLEP, DANTES or Regents examinations.

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Degree Requirements and Schedules

Part-time or Full-time - you choose the pace that's right for you

The Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies offers 8-week terms. Our evening and online schedules provide you the opportunity to pursue your education while managing life's responsibilities.

Part-Time
Carrying a part-time schedule, you can complete up to 6 courses a year by carrying one course each term.

Full-Time
Attend full-time by carrying a part-time course load.  How?  By enrolling in 2 courses every 8 weeks, you will complete a full-time course load on a part-time basis.

YOU CHOOSE...

Schedules, Courses, Registration & Tuition

Join us to learn more about degree and non-degree programs and classes available through the Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies.

Continuing Education Degree Completion Programs and Transfer Credit Options:

Thursday, February 16, 2023 @ 12:00 p.m. - Register

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 @ 6:00 p.m. - Register

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 @ 12:00 p.m. - Register

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m. - Register

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program:

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m. - Register

Thursday, April 13, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m. - Register

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m. - Register

ACCEL Nursing and Accelerated Master’s in Nursing:

Tuesday, Febuary 7, 2023 @ 5:30 p.m. - Register

Connect with an Advisor

There's no need to wait for us to schedule an information session. Our knowledgeable advisors are available to meet with you via Zoom or phone to answer your questions. Get started on your way to earning your degree!

Schedule a one-on-one appointment now

Or even better, connect with an advisor by calling the campus of your choice:

Milton: 617-333-2364
Plymouth: 508-747-2424

Median Usual Weekly Earnings by Education - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Value of a Bachelor's Degree

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2020, individuals with a bachelor's degree earn 40% more per week than those with an Associate's degree.

Angela Ricard '19 and family

Angela Ricard '19, Making a Difference for Moms

“I learned just how important having your degree is. The skills you learn are things employers seek. You learn to be committed to a goal, to research solutions, to meet deadlines. And after I had my family, I knew I wanted to set a good example for my children.”

Read Angela's Story

Scott Richards '12, Homeland Security Investigations

After completing his internship and earning his bachelor's degree with a major in criminal justice, Scott advanced onto ICE Academy training to become a special agent. As of 2013, he has since been hired as a special agent for Homeland Security Investigations with the Narcotics group.

Read Scott's Story
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Tuition Competitively Priced with No Fees

Finishing your degree is more affordable than ever with Curry College. We are committed to supporting the educational goals of our students by offering a reduced tuition rate for the 2021-2022 academic year of just $375 per credit with no fees. This rate is comparable with state colleges and universities. Save more and benefit from small classes and the 1-on-1 student support from faculty and staff.  Connect with your Program Advisor to get one-step closer to your goals.

Take the next step

We're excited you're considering one of our outstanding Curry College continuing education programs and look forward to helping you reach your career goals.