Why Choose Our Administration of Justice Program?

Administration of Justice is a multi-disciplinary program that provides students with a thorough understanding of the criminal justice system and its role in society. The program is designed so that students who complete the program are able to apply various methodological and theoretical approaches for conducting research and evaluation with regard to criminal justice practices and policies. Additionally, students will be able to engage in critical inquiry of criminal justice institutions, understand theories of criminology, and know the systems, process and relationships between the various components of the criminal justice system.

What are the degree and certificate options


  • Correctional Science Certificate
  • Law Enforcement Certificate
  • Basic Peace Officer Academy Certificate
  • Correctional Science Certificate
  • Basic Peace Office Academy Certificate
  • Law Enforcement Certificate


  • Correctional Science, Associate in Science
  • Law Enforcement, Associate in Science

For Degree and Certificate requirements, please visit the College Catalog.

Consumer Information & Cost

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What can I do with my degree?

Administration of Justice courses strive to educate students on the numerous attributes of the criminal justice system. Those who are pursuing a career may choose to complete a certificate and/or an Associate in Arts degree and then transfer to a California State University (CSU) with a major in criminal justice.

The program is used for preparation to enter the following fields: Basic Corrections Peace Officer Academy, Basic Peace Officer Academy, law enforcement, corrections, the juvenile justice system and criminal justice investigation.

Careers in Law Enforcement


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