The Administration of Justice program is designed to develop a student's understanding of the various operational functions within the criminal justice system. The educational emphasis is the examination of crime causation, functions of law enforcement, criminal court system, and corrections. Students majoring in this subject area can prepare themselves for careers in law enforcement, corrections, and security at both the operational and administrative levels.
All areas of Administration of Justice require that individuals possess the personal and physical qualities essential to effective peace officers. Many employment opportunities currently exist for individuals desiring entrance into law enforcement or related fields at various governmental levels. Security and corrections are fast-growing professions. Individuals interested in these professions should understand that the work is demanding, requiring a combination of training, education and experience along with mental and physical stamina.