Transfer Information and Career Opportunities in Administration of Justice
Please refer to Exploring Majors at ASSIST.org for a list of university (California State University and University of California) that offer the major. Select an Area of Study, press the Continue button, select a Discipline in that area of study, press the Continue button, and then select the campus abbreviation next to a major to get more information about that major and the transfer requirements for that university.
The Administration of Justice Associate Degree and the Certificate curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry level and advanced positions in the public and private sectors.
The program prepares students for positions such as police officer, deputy sheriff, state or federal patrol and investigative officer, correctional aide, security specialist, community service officer, police cadet, and reserve officer, as well as manager and supervisor in these individual fields. Placement may depend on job availability and the successful completion of an entrance examination.
Please refer to the following links for employment outlook and labor market information: