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2022-2023 Catalog/Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration of Justice Certificate

(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Award: Certificate

Length: Thirty-three credit hour program

Purpose: The Certificate of Administration of Justice is designed to train individuals for work in police and correctional facilities and for other jobs related to the administration of justice. This training is planned for both individuals preparing for criminal justice jobs and to supplement special training offered by agencies.

Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Private Security Officer
  • Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Claims Officer
  • Public Safety Officer

Program Description: This two-semester program is structured around a central core of courses that deal with the criminal justice system, criminal behavior, the law, and crisis intervention. In addition to these courses, students may also select electives in various specialized topics. Students with disabilities are eligible for admission to the program. Students are urged to consult with their faculty advisor or a counselor for assistance in planning their programs and selecting electives.

Contact For More Information: 

Alfonzo Seward 434-949-1092

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Required Courses

Approved Social Science Elective: Choose One of the Following

Students should consult with the institution to which they are transferring to see which social science and humanities courses are required. Please see General Education Elective Course Selection  for a list of acceptable social science and humanities electives.

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 17

Total Credits for Certificate: 33