Offered by the Department of Criminal Justice Administration
Associate Professors Robarge (chairperson), Thornsley
Instructors: Judge John Leete, Judge John Mott, and Chief Bruce Stayments
The Department of Criminal Justice Administration offers programs of study leading to the following degrees: B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration, A.S. in Criminal Justice Administration, and a minor. CJA provides a systems-based background with a core curriculum covering the criminal justice areas of law enforcement, courts, corrections and juvenile delinquency.
Depending on a particular career interest, courses may also be selected from the following areas: police administration, investigation and interrogation, criminalistics, private security, criminology, criminal law, serial murder, organized crime, white collar crime and juvenile justice administration, etc.
Upon departmental approval, internships can be taken at federal, state, or local criminal justice agencies anywhere in the United States.
Career areas: Our CJA graduates are employed by U.S. Immigration, DEA, FBI, Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Office and Federal Bureau of Prisons. Numerous graduates work in state and municipal law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities, probation, parole, juvenile justice, and private security settings. Many graduates have also been successful in pursuing graduate and law degrees.