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College of
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Justice Administration Degree Program

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Discover Our Justice Administration Degree Program

Make A Difference In The World Around You

The world today craves security and stability. That’s why it’s essential that strong, objective, community minded individuals get involved in keeping the peace. If you’re the kind of person who wants to make a positive impact in your community and build a career you can be proud of, then Justice Administration might be the right path for you.

Law enforcement, corrections, and other criminal justice professionals face challenges every day, from physical danger to issues of politics, ethics and personal judgment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for many federal agency positions, a bachelor's degree is required.* When you earn your bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University, you can gain the skills, knowledge and experience needed to carry out the duties of a professional in correctionsdigital forensics, emergency managementhomeland security studies or policing.
With a background in one of these five career-specific specializations, you’ll be primed to take advantage of a wide variety of Justice Administration career opportunities.

Whether you're looking to begin or advance your career in Justice Administration, a bachelor's degree in Justice Administration will help you execute your duties and prepare you for leadership.

Learn more about DeVry's Bachelor's in Justice Administration online.

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Police and Detectives,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/police-and-detectives.htm (visited August 08, 2015).

Program Details

Specializations

On Campus, Online or Both

Specializations

We offer five specializations within the Justice Administration degree program. Students dedicate at least 15 credit hours of their coursework to their preferred specialization.

On Campus, Online or Both

You can choose to earn your degree in a variety of ways, either by attending classes online via our online degree programs, on campus or a combination of both. Find the DeVry locations nearest you.

Please note that degree program and course availability varies by location. Some required coursework may be available online only.

Bachelor of Science Justice Administration *

Graduation Requirements

  1. full-time semesters
    08
    full-time semesters
  2. credit hours
    122
    credit hours
*

in New York, Bachelor of Professional Studies in Justice Administration.


DeVry's Justice Administration bachelor’s degree program and any of its specializations are educational programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, or as a police officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency- please be advised that additional qualifications are likely to be required. Applicants for jobs in the justice administration field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfac­tory screening results may result in denial of an offer for a position in the criminal justice related field.Before enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.