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Better your community with a Criminal Justice degree

Curry College Criminal Justice program highlights

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Master's Degree

If you’re already a law enforcement professional, or work in private security, corrections, juvenile justice or other community service, this 21-month program is for you: The online format means you can stay in your job while getting the kind of guidance Curry is known for. An M.A. in Criminal Justice can make you a better manager, mentor and problem solver, and give you the skills to become a leader wherever you work. You’ll connect with the Boston Police Department and district attorney offices as part of your studies.

Curry College continuing education alumnus in police uniform representing the criminal justice degree program at Curry College

Bachelor of Arts

Passionate about law enforcement and social welfare? Want to work in the legal field, fight cyber-crime, or help protect the environment at a government agency? Our BA in Criminal Justice is: Approved for the Police Career Incentive Pay Program (Quinn Bill); Ideal for career-changers and people already in the field; Fast and flexible, with 8-week courses and a generous transfer credit policy (up to 90 credits).

Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice students collaborate as a cohort

MACJ students team up with the BPD for safer neighborhoods

To help find solutions to reduce blight crime in a Roxbury neighborhood, the Boston Police Department (BPD) sought out the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) Program at Curry College as its academic partner for a third consecutive year.

“This project has become a huge opportunity for us and Curry College to jointly leverage our resources in a positive way to benefit the community,” said BPD’s Sgt. Samil Silta.

Take the next step

We're excited you're considering our flexible, convenient, and real-world focused Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Degree program and we look forward to helping you reach your career goals.