Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Administration.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD.

GET TO KNOW OUR BACHELOR’S IN JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION.

Justice Administration Specializations

Customize your Justice Administration Degree based on your goals with one of three specializations. You can pick one right away or wait until you're more familiar with the space1:

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Justice Administration in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


Availability


Cost

$609/Credit
Hour
More info

What You'll Learn

The Bachelor’s in Justice Administration covers the following:

  • Law and Government
    Understand laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules and political processes.
  • Digital Forensics
    Apply basic forensic techniques used to investigate illegal and unethical activity within a PC or local area network (LAN) environment and resolve related issues.
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Information Security
    Obtain critical knowledge on information systems security in organizations in areas such as: security concepts and mechanisms, mandatory and discretionary controls, basic cryptography and its application, intrusion detection and prevention, information system assurance and anonymity and privacy.
  • Analytical Software and Technology
    Learn to operate digital forensics tools to track leads over local and wide area networks, including international computer crime.

YOUR FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS

Learn about scholarships, grants and loans that can help make your tuition more affordable.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Bachelor’s in Justice Administration may consider careers such as:

  • Investigations

  • Public Safety

  • Emergency Planning

  • Border Patrol

  • Corrections

Core Degree Courses

Justice Administration Foundation

JADM100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
JADM110 Introduction to Criminology
JADM120 Introduction to Policing
JADM200 Introduction to Criminal Law
JADM210 Introduction to Corrections
JADM220 Introduction to Ethics and Criminal Justice
JADM230 Introduction to Juvenile Justice
JADM240 Introduction to the Criminal Courts
JADM250 Police Report Writing
JADM270 Correctional Counseling
JADM300 Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice Systems
JADM310 Drugs and Society
JADM320 Criminal Procedure
JADM330 Victimology
JADM340 Criminal Evidence
JADM350 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

Senior Project

JADM490 Senior Project I
JADM494 Senior Project II

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities2

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

POLI330 Political Science
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS325 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI228 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Business

MGMT404 Project Management

Computing

COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab (2)

Academic Catalog

Download PDF

Program Overview

Download PDF

Academic Catalog

Download PDF

Program Overview

Download PDF

Related Programs


1Students must choose a specialization after earning 45 credit hours.
2Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement. 

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.