This major is designed to prepare students for careers in law and such law-related fields as federal, state and local law enforcement agencies; corrections and probation departments; the judiciary; private law firms; and not-for-profit agencies dealing with deviants, criminals and victims. The faculty teaching justice administration courses represent a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, including law, psychology, sociology, management, the human services, and justice administration. Their years of practical experience provide the student with a comprehensive grounding in justice administration.
Students completing the course work in Justice Administration will be able to:
evaluate law enforcement situations in an organized manner.
apply basic legal and management theories to a broad range of justice administration applications.
demonstrate understanding of the key processes in justice administration systems.
synthesize concepts from management, law, and the behavioral sciences and apply them to contemporary situations.