“My Curry College degree has enhanced my career. I believe I am able to better communicate with citizens, co-workers, and supervisors.”
Brenda Marrero '04
Brockton Police Department
Major: M.A. in Criminal Justice Program
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Transfer Credit Policy
Students who have completed graduate coursework at an accredited institution of higher education may request an evaluation of up to six credits for transfer into a graduate degree program at Curry College. For a graduate course to be considered for transfer credit, it must have been completed prior to matriculation into a Curry graduate program and completed within the previous five years. Evaluation of courses for transfer credit will be based on their content, applicability, and comparability relative to the graduate program requirements. Transfer credit will be considered for only those courses where a grade of B- or better was earned. The Graduate Program Director has final determination regarding the eligibility and award of all transfer credit requests, and students are advised to speak with the respective graduate program director regarding a transfer credit request.
To apply for transfer credit, a student should obtain a Transfer Request form from the Graduate Studies Office and return the completed form along with the official college transcript, course description and syllabus from the appropriate college catalog. To obtain a preliminary evaluation, students may apply for transfer credit with an unofficial transcript. However, prior to the official award of transfer credit, official transcripts must be mailed directly from the sending institution and reviewed.
Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice alumnus Steve Sargent '04 was recently tapped as the next Chief of Police of the Worcester, Massachusetts Police Department. Sargent will serve as Chief of Police of New England's 2nd largest city.
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...
Students in Curry's MACJ program shared their research, conducted in conjunction with the Boston Police Department, on advancing innovative programs for community safety. Read more...
The Massachusetts Association of Criminal Justice Education (MACJE) has recognized the Curry College Master of Arts Program (MACJ) with an award for "Innovation in Criminal Justice." Read more.
Dawn Porter, a lawyer turned filmmaker, visited Curry College to screen her film Gideon's Army and lead a discussion for "The Social Justice Series," in April 2014. Read more.
"Pursuing and earning a master's degree gives you an advantage in terms of the growth of your career and in terms of having more knowledge to draw upon," says John Fratolillo '09. "For me, it was about applying that knowledge to my everyday work life."
Carrie Hormanski chose Curry College for her bachelor's degree in criminal justice, and decided to continue her education with Curry's Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program. Read more