Administration of Justice
The Administration of Justice program is a comprehensive offering of courses created and designed for the purpose of educating and training diverse groups of students who aspire for careers in the Criminal Justice System. The program provides both certificates and degrees that reflect our student’s level of educational preparedness for entry-level opportunities in law enforcement, corrections, and the courts. Students are expected to successfully develop college-level skills and knowledge in furtherance of transferring to four-year institutions of higher learning and successful careers in Criminal Justice.
DEGREES & CERTIFICATES
Administration of Justice, Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T)
Administration of Justice, Associate in Arts (AA)
Administration of Justice, Certificate of Achievement (C-ACH)
Criminal Forensics, Certificate of Achievement (C-ACH)
Public Services: Transportation Security Administration Associate, Certificate of Accomplishment (C-ACC)
Security Guard Training, Certificate of Completion (C-COMPL)
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The Administration of Justice program and Long Beach City College offer 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)
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Introduction to Administration of Justice
Introduction to Criminal Procedures
Community and Human Relations
Introduction to Evidence
Introduction to Investigation
Writing for Criminal Justice
Juvenile Law and Procedures
Vice, Narcotics, and Organized Crime
Computer Use in Criminal Justice
Police Field Operations
Fingerprint Classification and Identification
Understanding Domestic Violence
Introduction to Forensics
Introduction to Homeland Security
Intelligence Analysis/Security Management
Transportation and Border Security
Introduction to Public Administration
View Course Descriptions on LBCC College Catalog.
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.
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. 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.
- Police Officer
- Deputy Sheriff
- State Investigator
- Arson/Fire Investigator
- Correctional Officer
- Military Police Officer
- University Police Officer
- Highway Patrol Officer
- Probation Officer
- Parole Officer
- Private Detective
- Homeland Security Officer
To explore potential jobs in this field of study, we strongly urge you to visit LBCC Career Center. Working with a career counselor, we will assess your strengths, skills, interests, and accomplishments to help you identify internship opportunities and career goals that match your educational and professional needs.
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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?
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 & lookup 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. Read how to apply for graduation and receive your degree or certificate for more details.