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Administration of Justice

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Applied Science

Certificate of Completion

Administration of Justice (AJS) courses prepare students to begin careers in law enforcement, corrections and probations, criminal justice and rehabilitation, victim advocacy and public agency management. Current law enforcement professionals can earn certificates in investigation that position them for career advancement.

Our faculty, both current and retired law enforcement professionals, attorneys, paralegals and correction department employees, bring decades of knowledge and experience to the classroom.  Students will discuss industry theories and get practical, hands-on training in a curriculum designed to graduate knowledgeable, ethical public service professionals.

Careers in Administration of Justice

With an associate’s degree in Administration of Justice students will be prepared for entry-level public service jobs in corrections. This degree transfers to the following bachelor’s programs:

Outstanding Faculty

Administration of Justice faculty bring depth of knowledge and real-world experience to the classroom. You'll be taught by retired and current law enforcement professionals, attorneys, paralegals and correction department employees from the cities of Phoenix, Glendale and Peoria, ASU West and GCC College Safety, the County Attorney's Office, Adult Probation, Arizona Department of Corrections and the private sector. 


Administration of Justice

Course Course Name
AJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
AJS 107 Patrol Procedures
AJS 109 Substantive Criminal Law
AJS 110 Law & Legal Review I
AJS 111 Law & Legal Review II
AJS 113 Crime Control Practices
AJS 116 Crime Prevention
AJS 119 Computer Applications in Justice Studies
AJS 123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice
AJS 131 Police Management Techniques I



Department Chair


Room: PSS-259
Phone: (623) 845-3899