Anyone planning to prepare for a career in the criminal justice field will find a number of opportunities at University College Centers 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 each offer courses in their Criminal Justice/Justice Studies programs in the fall semester, which begins in September.
The University of Maine at Augusta will deliver 12 courses in its Justice Studies programs online and via interactive television. 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 1-800-868-7000.