Administration of Justice

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Justice is the great interest of man on earth.

– Daniel Webster

The Homeland Transportation Security Certificate and the Administration of Justice Associate in Science for Transfer Degree prepare students to enter careers in criminal justice, corrections, forensic science, critical incident response, emergency management, security and loss prevention, law enforcement, human relations, procedural reporting, and homeland security. Learning methodologies are industry and community based with an emphasis in hands-on, real-life approaches that create an awareness of social and community issues in an effort to improve quality of life.

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What You’ll Study
  • Criminal Justice
  • Concepts of Criminal Law
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Community & the Justice System

Visit our catalog for more information about the degrees and certificates, courses, and program learning outcomes for students majoring in Administration of Justice.

Careers & Salary


  • Bailiffs
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
  • Private Detectives and Investigators


  • Low: $30k
  • Average: $78k
  • High: $145k

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What Students Say

“After showing the company my career portfolio, I was offered a position to work in maritime security in San Pedro. I am continuing to work toward my degree. Thank you so much for all of your help!”

Nick, Homeland Transportation Security Certificate

Adjunct Faculty
  • Michael Hannah
  • Michael Kinrade
  • Craig Lee
  • Thomas Mellana
  • Vincent Taylor
  • Darrell Wittmier
Administration of Justice Department

Location: Tech Ed I, Room 202
T: (714) 484-7231
Department Chairs: Captain Ed Valdez,; Jacqueline Aguet