Explore a criminal justice degree at Thomas College

Don’t Expect to Blend In. Expect to be Known.

Learn how our personalized approach puts you on the pathway to a promising future, guaranteed.

For Tyler LeClair, gaining experience in his criminal justice degree major didn’t just mean taking additional courses; it meant working with his professors and professionals first-hand to make a difference in the community he hopes to serve.

We worked with the Skowhegan Police Department and Department of Health to support their Alcohol Compliance Check. Our efforts dropped consumption in the county by 50 percent – something we are very proud of. This was the best first-person experience that one could have. The integrity and personality of the officers we got to befriend were inspiring.

– Tyler LeClair

Like Tyler, the small college experience at Thomas College will ensure you have the faculty support and access to personalized work experiences to put you on the pathway to a promising future.


Among the nation’s first Guaranteed Job Program


More than $13.6 million in scholarships and grants awarded to our students


Earn your undergraduate degree and a master’s in just four years

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At Thomas College, our low student-to-faculty ratio means a high name-to-face ratio for students.

We’re small enough to know one another by name, but large enough to offer a full, rich and vibrant collegiate experience that students can shape and make their own.

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Grab the kayak early, and make it back in time for accounting.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy four seasons of natural wonder and adventure in and around Waterville. The Kennebec River flows through town and adjacent to campus. Students can explore the area and enjoy hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking and sailing.

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Making good grades and great friends goes hand-in-hand.

The campus, located along the picturesque Kennebec River near Waterville, Maine, has everything that contributes to college life—and nothing that doesn’t.

The Work Experiences You Need Without Leaving Our City

There’s so much you can do with a degree in criminal justice. Which means that no matter what path you find most interesting, you need a college that has the courses, internships and community partnerships that gives you the valuable experiences to explore your interests.

From police ride-along programs to our 18-Week Vassalboro Academy Law Enforcement course for seniors, our criminal justice professors bring a unique blend of instruction and professional connections to give you those types of experiences. Because for Tyler, these types of opportunities were critical.

Thomas College: Experiences Beyond the Everyday

Against the backdrop of Maine’s natural beauty, our college town murmurs with friendship and progress while our classrooms roar with the power of innovation and promise. Here, you’ll be surrounded by endless outdoor adventure along with the educational work experiences found in Waterville and nearby Portland. This is your chance to experience the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and educational work experiences that combine to create opportunities that are just as unique as your goals.