Enroll in University Criminal Justice Courses This Fall at URock

By University College at Rockland | Jul 21, 2014

Those interested in a career in the criminal justice field will find a number of opportunities at University College at Rockland this fall.  The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA), the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), and the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) each will offer courses in their Criminal Justice/Justice Studies programs in Rockland in the fall semester, which begins in September.

The University of Maine at Augusta will deliver a combined selection of12 courses in its Justice Studies program. In a face to face format, Rockland Police Chief, Bruce Boucher, will teach JUS 103, Introduction to Justice Studies at URock on Thursdays at 4:00PM. Chief Boucher has an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and has taught at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, SMCC and guest lectured at Bowdoin College.

UMA’s bachelor and associate degrees in Justice Studies provide opportunities in law enforcement, paralegal work, detective work, corrections and security.

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will offer online courses in their B.S. in Public Safety Administration program, their A.A. in Criminal Justice, and their A.A. in Emergency Management/Homeland Security programs. These programs are designed to prepare students academically with professional skills for work in public service, governmental management, and public safety, including law enforcement and the criminal justice system at the federal, state, regional, and local levels.

The University of Maine at Presque Isle will offer an online course in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency.  UMPI offers B.A. and an A.A. degrees in Criminal Justice.

University College provides computer labs for those who don’t have access to high-speed internet connections and training for people who are new to online learning.

Registration for the fall semester is open and ongoing. For more information about Criminal Justice/Justice Studies programs and courses from Maine’s public universities, please contact University College at Rockland or visit ­­­­­­www.learn.maine.edu/rockland to view a complete course listing.

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