The Criminal Justice studies program at UMFK offers a two-year degree (Associate of Arts) in Criminal Justice. The degree program is designed to prepare students academically with professional skills to seek employment or advancement in the criminal justice system and with various law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, regional, and local levels. Many students have been employed as police officers, deputy sheriffs, state troopers, game wardens, as well as federal officers in Customs, Border Patrol, FBI, and other agencies.
The Criminal Justice Concentration degree gives the two-year student the opportunity to take courses relevant to various careers in law enforcement. The degree may also serve as an in-service program for law enforcement officers. The degree can also be earned completely online.