This program is part of the Administration of Justice Studies Department.
Studying law and policy can provide you with a versatile skill set valued in a variety of careers. Your understanding of legal processes and the logical reasoning, analysis, and critical thinking skills you gain can set you apart from others in occupations where a law degree isn’t required – in fields like human resources, finance, insurance, public policy, risk management, compliance, contracts, probation, real estate, city planning, and administration. If you’re ready to learn these valuable skills today, enroll in the Law and Policy program.
This program focuses on the study and application of legal concepts, doctrines, theories, and the role of law in a free society. You will learn how to formulate and effectively defend arguments and complex ideas clearly, both orally and verbally, by synthesizing information from multiple sources. You will amplify your critical thinking skills by analyzing complex textual material, sharpen your creative problem-solving, and much more!
Our mission is your success. Enroll in the Law and Policy program today and make it happen!
MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
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Successful completion of a degree within the Law and Policy program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Human Resources Specialists
Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
Insurance Claims Examiners
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
Judicial Law Clerks
Labor Relations Specialists
Postsecondary Education Administrators
Postsecondary Law Teachers
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Public Relations Specialists
Regulatory Affairs Specialists
Social and Community Service Managers
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
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Resources For You
Get credit for your industry training. MCC offers Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for students with existing industry certifications, licenses, and approved corporate training. Access the form below and attach proof of training/certification when you submit your request. Please note, in order to access and complete the PLA form, you must be an MCC student and have an MEID.
AAS degree students have University transfer options. This program allows students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science to transfer 60 or more credit hours toward a Bachelor of Applied Science to an Arizona public university. Learn more about AAS to BAS Transfer Pathways.