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Bachelor’s Degree

Criminal Justice Administration

Have a positive impact on your community with a rewarding career in criminal justice administration. A Westwood College criminal justice: major in administration degree will prepare you for entry-level careers in a variety of criminal justice areas, including victim assistance, youth counseling and the court system. Your hands-on criminal justice training coursework and participation in interactive classes taught by industry professionals will help you acquire the practical skills necessary to launch your criminal justice career.

Program features include:

  • a broad-based understanding of the criminal justice field
  • grounding in constitutional law and the U.S. court system
  • writing and communications courses to enhance reporting skills needed to succeed in the criminal justice profession
  • a criminal justice degree program capstone course to demonstrate industry skills and critical thinking to potential employers
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Criminal Justice: Major in Administration at Westwood College
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A criminal justice: major in administration bachelor’s degree opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics may include:
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Constitutional Law
  • Mental Health Crisis and Intervention
  • Victimology and Domestic Violence
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
  • Compare and contrast the various components of the criminal justice system
  • Explore the impact of contemporary society issues on the criminal justice system 
  • Compare the legal, social, and political parameters within the criminal justice field 
  • Analyze information and develop solutions to challenges within the criminal justice system
  • Evaluate administrative and management structures within criminal justice organizations
Locations offering this degree:*

California
Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
Los Angeles Campus - Los Angeles, CA
South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

Georgia
Atlanta Campus - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

Colorado
Aurora Campus - Aurora, CO
Denver North Campus - Denver, CO

Virginia
Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA
Arlington Ballston Campus - Arlington, VA

Online
Online Campus

Where could your Criminal Justice: Major in Administration degree take you?

Our criminal justice: major in administration bachelor's degree program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in criminal justice. Take a look at a few of the career fields that may be available to graduates of this program.*

  • Corrections
  • Criminal justice
  • Juvenile justice
  • Security

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