The Administration of Justice curriculum prepares students for careers in a variety of criminal justice fields at the local, state, and national levels. The program is designed to instruct students on the principles of the federal, state, and local justice systems and subsystems. Emphasis is placed on academic and practical exposure to Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Law, Criminal Investigations, Forensics, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Principles of Criminal Defense, Community Relations, Corrections, Firearms Training, Juvenile Law, Arrest and Control, Emergency Vehicle Operations, and California Law. The program at College of the Siskiyous allows students to complete an Associate of Arts degree or an Associate in Science degree for transfer to a California State University. The Administration of Justice Program also offers a comprehensive Public Safety Training Program including a Police Officer Academy and State-mandated training courses for the Law Enforcement Community.
Upon successful completion of this program the student should be able to:
The following list is a sample of the many career options available for the Administration of Justice or Criminal Justice majors. Many require an associate degree, some require a bachelor's degree, and a few of these require a graduate-level degree: Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, Detective, Correctional Officer, Probation Officer, FBI Agent, CIA Agent, Crime Scene Investigator, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agent, Emergency Management Director, Security Guard, Paralegal, Bailiff, Airport Security Officer, Secret Service Agent, Warden, Drug Enforcement Agent, Coroner, Attorney, Criminologist, US Marshal, Environmental Conservation Officer, and Juvenile Court Counselor.
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Program Contact: Career and Technical Education
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