Designed for students interested in law enforcement, the protection of natural resources, or for those wanting to make a difference behind the scenes in computer forensics, cybersecurity, and forensic science.

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About Our Public Safety Pathway

If you’re looking for a career that serves the community that allows you to impact and even save lives, Public Safety is for you. Graduates perform from day one on the job as a law enforcement officers, forensic technicians, and fish and game wardens.


91% of CMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.

CMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers such as:

  • Lewiston Police Department
  • Auburn Police Department
  • Androscoggin County Jail
  • Maine State Police
  • Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  • State of Maine Crime Lab
  • And more!


CMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at

  • Husson University
  • Thomas College
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • St. Joseph’s College of Maine
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine Fort Kent
  • Unity College

What training and programs are available?

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and start your career or continue your education at a four-year college.

For those not quite ready to dive into a degree program, short-term online trainings help build career skills or introduce new subjects.

  • De-escalation training
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

CMCC is…


Annual tuition for full-time, in-state students is only $2,880. More than 75% of our students receive some form of financial aid; two-thirds of our students receive grants and scholarships that do not require repayment.


Our students lead busy lives, which is why we offer flexible scheduling options to fit your needs. In-person classes are offered during days and evenings. Online classes offer even greater flexibility.


We are here to help you choose the right program based on your goals and provide you with services from advising to career counseling to ensure you reach your full potential.


Our faculty are professionals in their field and are connected with employers who can provide internships and future employment.


We offer seamless transfer options into degree programs at many well-known colleges & universities. Our graduates have easily transferred credits to more than 200 colleges and universities, including Ivy League and other top-tier institutions.


Take courses to gain skills for employment or earn a degree that leads to a high-wage career.