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The Program

The Administration of Justice major prepares students for a career in law enforcement. Courses within the program acquaint students with the American Justice system, crime causes, the role of law enforcement, roles of administration of justice practitioners, evidence procedures, juvenile procedures and misdemeanor and felony violations of criminal law. The program offers an Associate Degree/ Certificate for students who wish to facilitate and further their career, occupational and educational goals in the field of law enforcement.

The program prepares students for careers in law enforcement, security and court operations.

The program provides existing law enforcement personnel with educational accelerating higher P.O.S.T. certification.

The program provides transfer opportunities to four-year universities in the areas of Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration.


Career Opportunities

With educational training in Administration of Justice, you can work in the following fields:
  • Police Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Correctional Officer
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Dispatcher
  • Custody Assistant/Jailer
  • Records Clerk
  • Court Clerk
  • Welfare Fraud Investigator
  • Domestic Violence Advocate
  • Port Police Officer
  • CSI Technician/Investigator
  • Private Investigator
  • Custody Assistant


Associate in Science Degrees

Administration of Justice
The Administration of Justice major prepares students for a career in law enforcement. Courses within the program acquaint students with the American Justice system, crime causes, the role of law enforcement, roles of administration of justice practitioners, evidence procedures, juvenile procedures, and misdemeanor and felony violations of criminal law.

Click here for a list of the courses needed to complete this degree (.pdf).


Correctional Science
This major offers the following, (1) pre-employment education for positions in the correctional science field, (2) upgrading for in-service personnel; (3) a certificate program; (4) an associate in Science Degree; and (5) a transfer program for those who wish to obtain a four-year degree in the major, or allied fields, such as criminology, corrections, social services, behavioral science, or criminal justice.

Click here for a list of the courses needed to complete this degree (.pdf).



Certificates

Administration of Justice
Same as Accounting Associate in Science Degree

Click here for a list of the courses needed to complete this certificate (.pdf).

Correctional Science
Same as Accounting Associate in Science Degree

Click here for a list of the courses needed to complete this degree (.pdf).





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