Administration of Justice is the study of the principles of the federal, state, and local justice systems and subsystems. The curriculum prepares students for careers in a variety of criminal justice fields at the local, state, and federal levels. The two-year program at College of the Siskiyous allows students to complete an Associate of Science degree, an Associate in Science degree for Transfer to a California State University, and an 18 unit Certificate of Achievement in Administration of Justice.
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.
Students can earn Occupational Work Experience units through supervised employment in an on-the-job learning environment relating to their career goals. For more information, visit our Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) page.
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Program Contact: Career and Technical Education
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