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Administration of Justice

Our Administration of Justice Associate of Science (AS) and Administration of Justice Associate of Science for Transfer (AS-T) degrees typically take two years. You can complete a certificate in less than six months. Administration of justice training and education at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll help you choose the option that’s best for you.

Some administration of justice students at El Camino want to start a career in public service/law enforcement as soon as possible. Others want to continue their education at a four-year college or university. We can help you achieve your goals.

Administration of Justice Associate in Arts (AA) Degree

An administration of justice degree can lead to a variety of careers in public service and law enforcement. This is also a great pathway to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree. You can apply principles of the justice system as they relate to arrest, search and seizure, human relations, and concepts of criminal law, practice report writing and record keeping, learn to recognize and interpret suspicious or criminal behavior based on facts presented, meet most common transfer requirements, and start your journey toward a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and even graduate study.

Administration of Justice Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) Degree

A degree in administration of justice opens opportunities to a variety of career areas. The AS-T degree in administration of justice offers a direct path to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a California State University campus. You will also get priority consideration for admission to the CSU system.

You'll be able to gain a strong academic foundation in administration of justice and prepare for university study, enroll in courses specifically designed to transfer to a CSU campus, take classes on topics such as criminal law, intelligence and security, crime scene investigation, corrections and rehabilitation, and the legal aspects of evidence, start your journey on a clear pathway toward a bachelor’s degree and even graduate study.

Certificates include: Administration of Justice Certificate of Achievement, Homeland Security Essentials Certificate of Accomplishment, and Forensics Certificate of Achievement.