Administration of Justice
Administration of Justice
The Administration of Justice program provides professional education and training for students in Law Enforcement, Investigations, Contemporary Police Technologies, and Correctional Technologies. Specialized seminars and intensified course offerings are designed to meet all current training mandated and prescribed by law. The program offers weekend, morning, afternoon, night classes and online classes to accommodate student needs. Students who meet the academic requirements may obtain an Associate in Science Degree or select from a variety of certificates of performance and certificates of achievement. The program is also designed to enhance general knowledge of the Administration of Justice System for the community at large.
The following list is a small sample of the variety of city, county, state and federal career options available for the administration of justice major:
- Arson investigator
- Border Patrol officer
- Communications officer
- Community service officer
- Correctional officer
- Court Clerk
- Crime prevention specialist
- Customs agent
- Deputy Sheriff
- Evidence technician
- Parking enforcement
- Parole officer
- Police officer
- Postal inspector
- Private and industrial security officer
- Probation officer
Common university majors related to the field of Administration of Justice include:
- Criminal Justice
- Public Administration
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university in this discipline should consult with a counselor or visit the Transfer Center to determine the appropriate major preparation courses for their specific transfer institution and major. More information on transfer programs and procedures is available in the Transfer Guide section of the catalog.
Certificates & Degrees
Administration of Justice, Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation, Contemporary Police Technologies, Correctional Technologies, Investigations Specialization, Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement Supervision, Law Enforcement Technologies, P.C. 832 Laws of Arrest, P.C. 832 Laws of Arrest--Firearms, Technical Achievement for Field Training Officers, Transportation Security
- Administration of Justice
- Administration of Justice Contemporary Police Technologies
- Administration of Justice Correctional Technologies
- Administration of Justice Investigations Specialization
- Administration of Justice Law Enforcement
- Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Supervision
- Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Technologies
- Administration of Justice Technical Achievement for Field Training Officers
- Adminstration of Justice Investigations Specialization
- Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation
- P.C. 832 Laws of Arrest
- Transportation Security
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the Administration of Justice Program will be able to:
- Understand the three parts of the criminal justice system and how they interrelate.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the California Penal Code, the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training regulations and appropriate department policies and procedures.
- Relate knowledge from several employment areas such as pre-employment testing, physical requirements, psychological evaluations and social factors.
- Use information of crime scene management and investigation, forensics analysis and information technology to conduct rudimentary criminal investigations.
- Analyze and evaluate the role of criminal sanctions in recidivism rates and the rehabilitation process of offenders.