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Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice Administration


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Offered by the Department of Criminal Justice Administration

Professor Ryan
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.

Program Requirements: Criminal Justice Administration (B.S.): 120 s.h.


  • CJA xxxx - Criminal Justice Administration Electives Credits: 21
  • PSC xxxx - Political Science Elective Credits: 3
    (May also satisfy General Education Requirements)
  • PSY xxxx - Psychology Elective Credits: 3
    (May also satisfy General Education Requirements)
  • SOC xxxx - Sociology Elective Credits: 3
    (May also satisfy General Education Requirements)

Total Semester Hours: 51


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