Justice Administration Degree Program

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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 and other criminal justice professionals face challenges every day, from physical danger to issues of politics, ethics and personal judgment. 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 digital forensics, homeland security studies or policing. A student can begin the program in "Undeclared" status. A specialization must be chosen before the completion of 45 credit hours.

With a background in one of these three 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.

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Program Details


Program Coursework


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

Program Coursework

  • Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice Systems
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Correctional Counseling
  • Drugs in Society
  • Victimology

For details see the Academic Catalog.

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 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 fieldBefore enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.