• Years (and counting) of Educating Nurses

    Years (and counting) of Educating Nurses

  • Year that Curry's Plymouth Campus was established

    Year that Curry's Plymouth Campus was established

  • # of Majors offered to Continuing Education students

    # of Majors offered to Continuing Education students

  • # of CE class meetings per week - Evenings and Saturdays

    # of CE class meetings per week - Evenings and Saturdays

  • transfer credits which can be applied toward a bachelor's degree

    transfer credits which can be applied toward a bachelor's degree

  • average age of the Curry Continuing Education student

    average age of the Curry Continuing Education student

  • Average # of students in a Continuing Education class

    Average # of students in a Continuing Education class


All of my professors want us to take away relevant information that applies to the workplace, and they really deliver. At my job, I've noticed how I'll be working on an issue and realize I just studied that topic in class. It's great to see how the theory from our textbooks applies to real-world situations.

Shannon Boggs '11
Major: Management

Criminal Justice

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.

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.

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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Request additional information about the program, admission requirements, and financial assistance.

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Curry College Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies
Milton Campus: 617-333-2364
Plymouth Campus: 508-747-2424

Apply - No Application Fee Required

Apply to the continuing education bachelor's degree program in criminal justice whenever you're ready. Curry has no application fee. You can enroll in most continuing education courses while you're compiling the application materials.  Once complete, we will promptly review your materials and mail an acceptance letter to you.  If you apply for financial aid, Curry's Student Financial Services Office will notify  you after you are accepted about eligibility for a financial aid award.

Violence Prevention Conference Explores Roots of Behavior, Presents Solutions

On May 12, students, faculty and staff from the Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program teamed up with Grandmothers against Gun Violence Cape Cod to tackle important questions during the "New Directions in Violence Prevention" Conference, hosted on the Curry campus. Read more...

Meet Dan Linskey '97

During his 28-year career with the Boston Police Department, Linskey was recognized for helping decrease violent crime in the city and also boosting public trust in the department.  Recently, Linskey made his way back to his alma mater, Curry College, to speak at the "New Directions in Violence Prevention" Conference. Read more...

Video: Michael Adamson '13 - Criminal Justice, Psychology

"I just said that's it, I have to make a commitment. I got to a point where my kids were getting older; they were going to be headed to college. I wanted to set an example for them to show them how important education is. I just decided to dive in and I went back full time."   Read more.

Meet Scott Richards '12 - Criminal Justice

Scott Richards '12 had a laser focus once he decided to pursue a career with Homeland Security Investigations, formerly known as U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).   He served in the Coast Guard right after high school, but ultimately was inspired by an ICE special agent he met on the job. Read more.

Articulation Agreement with Massasoit Community College

Curry College and Massasoit Community College have an articulation agreement that offers a 2 + 2 Transfer Agreement between Massasoit Community College's Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and Curry College's Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Criminal Justice.

Quinn Bill Approved

The criminal justice program at Curry College is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education for the Police Career Incentive Pay Program (Quinn bill).


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