Dearborn (WWJ) -- Macomb Community College is teaming up with the University of Michigan-Dearborn to help criminal justice students transition from a two- to a four-year degree program.
Professor Kevin Early, who heads UMD's criminal justice program, says more than 500 students majoring or concentrating in CJ.
Early said it's the fourth such partnership involving the program. Other pacts are with Henry Ford, Wayne and Oakland community colleges.
The arrangement means Macomb students can transfer up to 62 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree at U of M Dearborn.
Early says criminal justice is a booming job field in an otherwise tough economy and says he expects the agreement to bring in more Macomb students.
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