This program is part of the Administration of Justice 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.
The Administration of Justice program 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, the Administration of Justice program 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.
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Administration of Justice||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Fingerprint Identification and Photography||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Forensic Investigation||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Law Enforcement||Pathway Map|
|Certificate of Completion||CCL||Victimology||Pathway Map|
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.
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Administration of Justice Studies||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Applied Science||AAS||Forensic Science||Pathway Map|
The Administration of Justice program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.
|Occupation / Title||Annual Median Wage|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||$43,760|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$81,800|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$92,030|
|Fish and Game Wardens||$53,340|
|Forensic Science Technicians||$54,630|
|Judicial Law Clerks||$40,690|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||$35,340|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||$68,010|
|Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers||$44,590|
|Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.|
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 program is available through the Administration of Justice department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.