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Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Earn a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts

The Administration of Justice Program focuses on the interrelated components of the criminal justice system: public and private sector enforcement and investigation, legal systems, correctional treatment, and community services. One of the most attractive features of these careers is the daily excitement of the job; no two days are ever the same!

The Administration of Justice Program helps you prepare for a challenging career through a unique combination of formal classroom instruction, practical training in a well equipped crime lab, individual study, and field experience - including an extensive internship experience.

Be a Leader in the Field of Administration of Justice

AdmJ graduates find an array of career opportunities in federal, state, and local law enforcement and correction agencies, probation and parole services, community crime prevention and treatment services, and private sector security. Many opportunities are available in juvenile and drug rehabilitation counseling, recreation programs, forestry settings, and other sites. These career opportunities are expanding at a rapid rate, offering not only a good salary but also excellent job security and extensive possibilities for advancement.

While earning your bachelor of science degree in Administration of Justice at Penn State Fayette, you will participate in an extensive internship, through which you will collect original research and gain valuable hands-on experience. If you decide to earn a bachelor of arts degree, you will have an opportunity to learn a foreign language and take additional humanities classes. Being bilingual is an asset for individuals interested in a career in administration of justice.

The baccalaureate degree in Administration of Justice provides you with excellent opportunities for graduate school, including master's or doctorate programs in law, criminology, human development, psychology, and all of the social sciences.