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Criminal Justice Transfer to Montana State University - Northern

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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program at the The University of Montana - Missoula, and Montana State University - Northern prepares students for employment in public and private criminal justice agencies, law enforcement agencies, as well as correctional, probation, and parole organizations. After earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, students may also choose to pursue graduate school, studying sociology, criminal justice, or law.

Associate of Arts Degree

Suggested course of study for a transfer to Montana State University - Northern (on-line)

Transfer Articulation Agreement

The following program of study has been officially established to prepare students for transfer to Montana State University - Northern (MSU-N) with junior standing.  Students who complete either an Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree at FVCC with grades of C- or higher in every course in this program of study, and are accepted into MSU-N, will be granted between 60-90 semester credits toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at MSU-N. See your advisor for more detailed information about this transfer articulation agreement.

First Year Total: 31

Second Year

Second Year Total: 29

Total Credits: 60 **

1 The CHMY courses would be advised although any approved NL and N or NL will work.
2 A student is required to do six credits of Internship to earn the bachelor’s degree and could do all six while earning the FVCC associate degree.
3 MSU-Northern requires a minor. See their website for a list of minors. Speak with an advisor of that minor and take lower division courses in that minor at FVCC.

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.
**Students could take more courses which are in their chosen minor.

The information on all transfer programs is subject to change. Students should see their advisor to explore other possibilities not specifically listed in the program.

Advising Information:

For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor. 

Student Support Center Advisor Faculty Advisor
Jori Bullemer Mike Skinner, M.S.
LRC 129 BSS 128
(406) 756-3905 (406) 756-3870


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