This program is part of the Administration of Justice Studies Department.
Law and order is not exactly what it looks like on TV. It’s often less glamorous, yet, it can be more exciting, challenging, and rewarding. Law and order is an important function of society and communities will always need criminal justice professionals.
Administration of Justice Studies at MCC offers you a comprehensive approach to the study of the theories of law and their application to the criminal justice system. Our program meets the needs of the most rapidly growing academic and professional fields in the United States.
In the tradition of community colleges, Administration of Justice Sstudies places a strong emphasis on the application of knowledge and its transferability to career opportunities, while also preparing students to continue their academic preparation at the university level. We’re committed to assisting students through the critical examination of crime, social deviance, law, and justice.
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
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MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
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Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Administration of Justice Studies program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Correctional Officers and Jailers
Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
Fish and Game Wardens
Forensic Science Technicians
Immigration and Customs Inspectors
Judicial Law Clerks
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
Mental Health Counselors
Police Identification and Records Officers
Police Patrol Officers
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
Private Detectives and Investigators
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Transit and Railroad Police
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Meet with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
Advising for the Administration of Justice Studies program is available through the Administration of Justice Studies department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.