Our Associate in Science Degree Program in CRIMINAL JUSTICE is a comprehensive program designed to prepare graduates for a career in the criminal justice profession.
The Criminal Justice A.S. Program has three major areas of emphasis: Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections. Students entering the program will be learning the foundation, operations, and principles of the profession. Graduates of the program will be well-prepared for employment and advancement in a wide range of criminal justice careers.
The program is designed to provide a full complement of Liberal Arts and Science courses, transferable to other Minnesota State college and university system institutions. A direct pathway has been developed with numerous local universities to transfer the MSC Southeast Criminal Justice Degree into a 4-year Bachelor's Degree Program. For those students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, a transfer agreement is established with Alexandria Technical and Community College.
A unique characteristic of MSC Southeast's Criminal Justice Program is that 100% of the faculty have experience in the criminal justice profession, totaling over 150 years of experience. Additionally, all faculty have post-graduate degrees. This combination of expertise in the profession coupled with commitment to higher education is a testimony to the depth and knowledge of MSC Southeast's Criminal Justice Program.