Developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Law Enforcement Certificate Program prepares students for a career in law enforcement. The certificate combines specialized criminal justice and general education coursework to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to compete for entry into the Massachusetts law enforcement field. All of the credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to a Quinn Bill eligible associate in science degree in criminal justice. Certificate students are required to meet HCC admissions standards and any prerequisites for these courses.
Students graduating with Law Enforcement Certificate Holyoke Community College should: