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Mansfield University 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice Administration, Associate of Science

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Offered by the Department of Criminal Justice Administration
Professor Ryan
Assistant Professors Battin, Crowl, Johnson

In addition to the B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration (CJA), MU offers an Associate of Science degree (A.S.) in CJA through two tracks: CJA on-campus (CJA) and CJA Online (CJAO). Students enrolled in the CJAO track may complete their program entirely online. The study of criminal justice administration at Mansfield University provides a systems-based understanding of all the core areas of criminal justice – law enforcement, courts, corrections (including probation and parole), juvenile justice, and criminology. Students enrolled in the CJA track may enroll in the courses offered on-campus or online, if available.

The A.S.CJA students are eligible to join criminal justice organizations and the national honor society, participate in criminal justice tours, and attend special presentations. Many two-year students develop the academic skills and perseverance to transfer to the baccalaureate program and graduate with no loss of credits.

Program Outcomes

A CJA student completing an A.S. degree at Mansfield University will be able to:

  • Delineate the structure and operation of the American Criminal Justice System.
  • Describe the historical development of the various criminal justice agencies within the United States.
  • Compare and contrast the current issues facing law enforcement, courts, and corrections.

Program Requirements: Criminal Justice Administration (A.S.): 60 s.h.

Total Credit Hours: 60

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