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Administration of Justice

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MVC's Administration of Justice program of study focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, as well as its legal and public policy contexts.

School of Public Safety

Program of Study

  • A
    Associate Degree
  • T
    Transfer Degree
  • C
    Credit Certificate
  • N
    Non-Credit
  • Limited Enrollment
    Limited Enrollment
  • Online Options Available
    Online Options

The Administration of Justice degree for transfer assists students with seamless transfer to a California State University.

Program Code

MAS642/MAS643

This program focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, as well as its legal and public policy contexts. This includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correction systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Possible academic outcomes include and associate of science or a certificate. An associate of science includes completion of general education requirements.

Program Code

MAS504/MCE504

Units

units

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Why study administration of justice?

Whether you're looking to work in policy making, law enforcement, social services, courts, security, law, or civil service, an administration of justice degree ensure you have the foundational skills and understanding to operate at the local, state and federal level. Plus, if you plan to pursue further study, MVC's transferable degree prepares you to earn a bachelor's at a California State University.

What You'll Learn

  • Knowledge of the breadth, scope and interconnectivity of the criminal justice system and basic criminal law.
  • An understanding of the theories and research in the area of crime, criminality and criminal justice.
  • Knowledge of the implications of legal evidence in the processing of criminal cases.
  • Knowledge of the role of policing and the maintenance of favorable community relations.

Why Choose MVC?

Moreno Valley College's School of Public Safety offers some of the region's largest public safety education and training programs at the Ben Clark campus.

Ben Clark and the Law Enforcement Program is the result of a partnership between MVC, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California Highway Patrol, and Riverside County Probation Department.