Advance your career in America’s justice system

NSCC’s Criminal Justice program prepares students for a career in the criminal justice system, as well as advancing the education of employed criminal justice professionals. From a theoretical understanding of human behavior and its relationship to law, students learn criminal justice goals and functions. Among the employment opportunities for graduates are state and local patrol officers, company investigators, security positions, and entry-level positions in correctional agencies.


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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 781-477-2150.


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NSCC received its ninth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School

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North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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