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As an Administration of Justice major, you’ll take courses in topics such as:
Since its inception in 1984, the Administration of Justice Program has provided its students with exceptional faculty members from diverse backgrounds who help students develop the necessary critical thinking skills to compete in the multi-faceted world of criminal justice. Our program graduates outstanding individuals who secure top jobs and become leaders at the local, state, and federal levels of law enforcement and in the private security industry.
This degree will prepare students for professional positions in law enforcement and related criminal justice areas.
This degree will prepare students for professional positions in law enforcement and related criminal justice areas, with special emphasis in Homeland Security. Homeland Security classes include Domestic Terrorism, International Terrorism, Cyber Terrorism, and Legal Aspects to Homeland Security.
This degree will prepare students for professional positions in law enforcement and related criminal justice areas, with special emphasis in Loss Prevention/Security Management. Loss Prevention classes include Introduction to Loss Prevention, Executive Management in Loss Prevention, Private Security Law, Introduction to Physical Security, Identity Theft, and White Collar Crime.
Administration of Justice courses are supplemented with coursework in law, legal research, legal writing, and more, fulfilling the requirements for future law school applicants. This track is designed to enable students to graduate with their bachelor's degree in three years before they enter law school.
The Administration of Justice Department strives to demonstrate that the criminal justice system and the problems of crime and delinquency are part of a larger sociocultural pattern rather than an isolated system. The major components of the criminal justice system are explored, as well as their relationships within a democratic system. The program will prepare students to become "change-capable" practitioners in any component of the criminal justice system by emphasizing the development of competence in relating the social, economic, and political ramifications of change to the administrative policies and practices of criminal justice agencies.
Small classes offer more one-on-one attention from instructors and gives each student more opportunities to participate in the discussion.
Administration of Justice faculty members are adept at advising students on their career goals. The majority of faculty members have actual professional experience in the fields they teach. The level of education provided by our experienced faculty has become the foundation for the success of our graduates.
Mississippi College's physical address is 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39056.