Administration of Justice

Bachelor of Applied Science


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Program in the Nation

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500
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College of Applied Science and Technology

Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Administration of Justice serves students who have earned an Applied Associates Degree or have real-life experience in law enforcement or public safety. Topics covered include criminal justice, procedural constitutional rights, the American judicial system, multicultural approaches, terrorism, gender law, contemporary issues in law enforcement, and immigration and border issues. Additionally, the Administration of Justice program at the College of Applied Science and Technology trains students in skills related to analytical and critical thinking, clear and effective communication, and organization and leadership.

Students may transfer coursework from regionally accredited and/or military institutions. During the application process, you must submit a resume and goal statement for professional admission to the program. Before applying, you may want to discuss your background with a program adviser. Contact or 520-621-0898 for a referral.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


The curriculum for this program includes:

GPSV 313: American Judicial System
GPSV 461: Civil Liberties and the Constitution
GPSV 474: Politics of Terrorism



Earning your Bachelor of Applied Science in Administration of Justice will build core skills, including:

  • asset protection
  • case management
  • communication skills
  • computer literacy
  • criminal justice
  • intelligence analysis
  • planning
  • prevention of criminal activity
  • research
  • writing and communication

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