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Administration of Justice

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Investigate your career options with Rio Salado’s Administration of Justice program. Rio Salado has been a leader in law enforcement education since 1990, providing highly individualized criminal justice education to agencies around the country. Whether you’re looking to enter into the criminal justice field or advance your career, our flexible online courses are designed to meet your goals.

With Rio Salado College’s Administration of Justice program, you can get the background you need to enter a variety of careers in the criminal justice field, including:

  • Patrol officers
  • Correctional officers and jailers
  • Judicial law and court clerks
  • Legal support workers
  • Private detectives and investigators
  • Gaming surveillance officers and investigators
  • Private security personnel

Our faculty consists of practitioners and scholars from criminal justice fields such as law enforcement, parole, attorneys, and paralegals. Our experienced faculty will share their knowledge of best practices, outcomes, and current trends in the field. Our courses are designed to promote critical thinking in the theories and foundations of criminology, victimology, social issues, civic responsibility and engagement, ethics, constitutional and criminal law, community relations, and the future of policing.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice Studies is designed to prepare students for various careers within the criminal justice system and/or transfer to a four-year institution. The program also provides an opportunity for students and practitioners to complete the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice Studies as well as emphasis areas in one of five Certificates of Completion in Corrections, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Victimology, and/or a transfer option.

Our 8-week flexible online courses start on just about any Monday which allow you to balance your academic pursuits with your family responsibilities, changing schedules, reassignments, and relocations.

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