Administration of Justice (Certificate T0406)

Technology and Health Division
Certificate T0406

The Certificate in Administration of Justice program is intended to prepare students for entry-level employment following graduation.
The courses emphasize the modern role of law enforcement and corrections within the criminal justice systems. Written and oral communication skills are a consistent focus. Entry-level employment opportunities available after completion of this program may include law enforcement as peace officers, corrections officers, custodial officers, non-sworn security and investigations, other non-sworn positions in law enforcement, and public service.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ADJU 1The Administration of Justice System3
ADJU 2Principles and Procedures of the Justice System3
ADJU 3Concepts of Criminal Law3
ADJU 4Legal Aspects of Evidence3
ADJU 5Community Relations3
ADJU 68Administration of Justice Report Writing3
Choose four from the following:12
Police Patrol Tactics and Strategy
Introduction to Homeland Security
Introduction to Correctional Sciences
Concepts of Traffic Services
Principles of Investigation
Narcotics Investigation
Introduction to Forensics for Criminal Justice
Gangs and Corrections
Vice Control
Total Units30
Administration of Justice Website

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the principals involved in documenting the investigation of criminal activity.
  • Identify and apply legal precedents in field work.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the social factors related to police interaction with communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how criminal codes are used and how statutory law is practically applied.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use technology and other resources to research social and legal aspects of the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present information in diverse circumstances, with various cultures and communities, involving public and media issues.
  • Understand professional skills related to court testimony, interview, interrogation, and law enforcement nomenclature.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

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