Middlesex Community College’s online Criminal Justice – Administration of Justice Associate in Science degree program is the 14th best online criminal justice program nationwide according to OnlineColleges.net.

“The online Criminal Justice Program at Middlesex offers flexibility to students who are looking to complete a degree online or complete a degree with a combination of in-class and online courses,” said Lynda J. Pintrich, chair of MCC’s Criminal Justice program. “It is a rigorous program, taught predominantly by full-time criminal justice faculty, who take a great deal of pride in their work, both online and in the classroom.”

With a focus on emerging trends and developments in online education, OnlineColleges.net has been informing prospective students on leading programs since 2009. MCC’s online Criminal Justice – Administration of Justice option degree program is designed for students interested in working in areas such as probation, parole, corrections, victim/witness advocacy and related occupations. Students are able to develop a strong foundation in criminal justice and also study topics such as victimology, juvenile justice and corrections.

The curriculum emphasizes academic and practical approaches to three major areas of criminal justice – police, courts and corrections – while providing students with basic knowledge of legal issues facing practitioners in these fields. Students can also learn important skills including oral and written communication, interpersonal skill building, and developing an understanding of multicultural issues necessary for working with diverse populations.

Students who take courses online at Middlesex complete the same high-quality coursework as those who take courses on campus. And, online students earn the same course credits – which are transferrable to bachelor’s degree programs.

To learn more about MCC’s Criminal Justice Programs, visit https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/criminaljustice/. For more information about Middlesex online, visit: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/online or call 1-800-818-3434.