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Administration of Justice Program

The Administration of Justice (ADJ) Program leads to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in the Administration of Justice. The Program is designed to provide a broad foundation which will prepare Students to enter any of the varied fields of criminal justice, or to prepare for advancement within the field of criminal justice. The occupational objective for Students include local, state and federal law enforcement officer, adult/juvenile corrections officer, security director (manager), loss prevention director, classification manager and personnel clearance administrator.

The certificate curriculum in Administration of Justice is designed for those students who wish to take only those courses that relate directly to the law enforcement field. The occupational objectives are to provide a basic foundation for persons entering some particular area of the criminal justice field that does not require an A.A.S. or higher degree in criminal justice, or for persons already in the criminal justice field who wish to extend their knowledge/skill, or for those exploring the criminal justice field as a career alternative. Courses taken in the certificate program can be applied to the A.A.S. degree.