Program: Administration of Justice

Overview

Administration of Justice

Are you looking for a career where you can protect and serve your community while working in an environment that values honor and integrity?  If so, then you should investigate the Administration of Justice Program.  Long Beach City College can provide you with the necessary educational foundation to help you succeed and prepare you for a satisfying career in the areas of law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole, criminal forensics, federal transportation security, or private security.  With 500 law enforcement agencies in California, this is a field with many jobs in it.  Get started now by enrolling at Long Beach City College.

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE - Program Brochure

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Law enforcement jobs and supporting criminal justice jobs are available throughout the local area, the state and across the country.  There are many jobs in the sworn and non-sworn categories as well as in the private sector security field.

POTENTIAL JOBS

  • Police Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • State Investigator
  • Arson/Fire Investigator
  • Correctional Officer
  • Military Police Officer
  • University Police Officer
     
  • Highway Patrol Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Detective
  • Private Detective
  • Homeland Security Officer

Degrees & Certificates


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

Administration of Justice (AS-T)


Associate in Arts (AA), Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice (AA + Cert)


Certificate of Achievement (ACH), Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice (AA + Cert)


Certificate of Achievement (ACH), Criminal Forensics

Administration of Justice (AA + Cert)


Certificate of Accomplishment (ACC), Transportation Security Administration

Administration of Justice (AA + Cert)


Certificate of Completion (COMP), Security Guard Training

Administration of Justice (AA + Cert)

Course Offerings

The Administration of Justice program and Long Beach City College offers a vast array of courses designed to provide students with the requirements to complete their degree and certificate programs.  These courses will transfer to the University of California and California State University systems as well as other private/public universities and colleges.  Courses are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters, with some courses being offered during the Winter and Summer intersessions.  (A 2-year plan is in development)

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in academic planning.

Course Name Fall Winter Spring Summer
ADJUS 2
Introduction to Administration of Justice
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ADJUS 3
Introduction to Criminal Procedures
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ADJUS 4
Criminal Law
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ADJUS 5
Community and Human Relations
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ADJUS 6
Introduction to Evidence
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ADJUS 8
Introduction to Investigation
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ADJUS 10
Writing for Criminal Justice
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ADJUS 14
Juvenile Law and Procedures
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ADJUS 16
Vice, Narcotics, and Organized Crime
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ADJUS 17
Computer Use in Criminal Justice
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ADJUS 18
Police Field Operations
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ADJUS 19
Fingerprint Classification and Identification
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ADJUS 253
Understanding Domestic Violence
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ADJUS 255
Introduction to Forensics
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HSA 401
Introduction to Homeland Security
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HSA 402
Intelligence Analysis/Security Management
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HSA 403
Transportation and Border Security
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PUBAD 1
Introduction to Public Administration
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Course Descriptions

FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.

Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?

Schools/Program Counselor Location
Career & Technical Education Alicia Andujo LAC
Career & Technical Education Lorraine Blouin LAC
Career & Technical Education Laura Garcia LAC
Career & Technical Education Diana Ogimachi LAC
Career & Technical Education Robert Olmos PCC
Career & Technical Education Tom To PCC

Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.

HOW TO Transfer & LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.

How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?

You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Visit Admissions & Records for more details.