Criminal Justice

Criminal justice graduate

In today's turbulent world, professionals trained to protect the lives and property of others are a vital need. Train to work in the fields of law enforcement and social services with an associate degree in criminal justice from Mercyhurst North East. With concentrations in law enforcement and crime and intelligence analysis, this degree program will prepare you for a rewarding career, whether you want to serve the public as a police officer, solve crimes as an investigator, or help criminals turn their lives around as a counselor.


This degree can be coupled with the Municipal Police Training Academy and after successful completion, students will meet the requirements to become a municipal police officer in Pennsylvania.


Other MUNE alum have gone on to earn a bachelor's degree at Mercyhurst's Erie Campus and other four-year institutions. Our Internal Transfer Coordinator can help you determine if a move to Mercyhurst's Erie Campus is right for you.