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Social Sciences and Public Services

The Department for Social Sciences & Public Services prepares students for success in the fields of public and social services.

The Social Sciences programs emphasize comprehensive knowledge, critical thinking, and diversity in their coursework.

The Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Fire Protection Technology programs provide a theoretical and practical foundation for a wide variety of public service careers.

Mission Statement

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students.  We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.



Social Sciences and Public Services Department

Payne Hall 375
Utica Campus

Dr. Mark Montgomery
Associate Dean