Program at a Glance

Program Type
2-year Associate Degree
Area of Study
Public Service & Safety
Learning Options
100% online
Est. Program Cost
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Prepare for Your Bachelor's Degree in Administrative Justice

Get a jump start on your four-year degree with Germanna’s Administration of Justice program. Whether you plan to go into law enforcement, rehabilitation, or security, this program will allow you to transfer as a junior.

Why Choose Germanna

Germanna's program allows you to complete all of your general education coursework before starting your bachelor's degree. Our program also has specific criminal justice courses so you can jump into your major immediately upon transferring into a bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice, Police Science or Homeland Security.

Career Options for a Specialization in Administration of Justice

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators: Conduct investigations and work to prevent or solve crimes.  
  • Intelligence Analysts: Gather and evaluate information from law enforcement databases, surveillance, intelligence networks and more.
  • Emergency Management: Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures.

Salary Expectations

Explore labor market and salary information in your area using our Career Coach online resource.

What You'll Learn

In-Demand SKills:

  • Logic and reasoning
  • Computer competency
  • Criminal law
  • Handling evidence
  • Criminal procedures
Course Highlights
ADJ 133: Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional
ADJ 211: Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedures:

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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