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Criminal Justice Administration

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Carson
English

Program description

Criminal Justice Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration is designed to provide professional preparation for private, public and non-profit sector professionals in the fields of national and local law enforcement, law, corrections, juvenile justice, homeland security and intelligence analysis. The degree program requires: 1) completion of two lower division required courses common to all students in the Department of Public Administration & Public Policy; 2) completion of a set of upper division core courses common to all Criminal Justice Administration students; and 3) four elective courses. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Degree is a single-field major, which means that students are not required to complete a minor for graduation.

The Minor in Criminal Justice Administration is designed to provide a basic foundation in Criminal Justice Administration. The minor is especially appropriate for students who major in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. It is an attractive option for students with majors in fields that lead to employment in law enforcement, law, corrections, juvenile justice, homeland security and intelligence analysis.

Admission requirements

First-time freshman:

  • High school GPA of 2.5 (“B” average) or higher
  • High school graduation certificate or exam results
  • Proof of English proficiency

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Program content

Major Requirements

  • Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Elementary Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics & Probability with Support
  • Selected Topics in Mathematics
  • Foundations of Public Administration
  • Research Methods and Communication in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Criminal Justice & Community
  • Statistics in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Legal and Ethical Foundations of Justice in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice Policy
  • Criminal Law and Justice Administration
  • Juvenile Justice Process
  • Policing and the Administration of Justice
  • Terrorism & Extremism
  • Corrections Adminitration and Policy
  • Capstone in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Administrative Law
  • Terrorism & Extremism
  • Forensic Science
  • Investigative Interviewing, Interrogation, and Lie Detection
  • Eyewitness Evidence and the Law
  • Intelligence and National Security
  • Homeland Security
  • Gender, Race and the Administration of Justice
  • Restorative Justice&Peacbldng
  • Administration of Financial Resources
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Independent Study
  • Gangs and Adolescent Subcultures
  • Corrections
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Tuition fees

  • Tuition Fees: $6,945 (24 units/2 semesters)
  • Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition ($396/unit): $9,504 (24 units/2 semesters)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information

Career opportunities

The job opportunities for students in criminal justice administration are as diverse as the range of services provided by governments in the United States.

In addition, the program provides employment preparation for: nonprofit organizations and some private sector firms. The degree also provides a strong base for those pursuing a career in law.

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California State University, Dominguez Hills

Established in 1960, California State University, Dominguez Hills (called CSUDH) is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County with easy access to downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and the sunny California beaches. CSUDH...


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California State University, Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St.
EE-1300
90747 Carson California
United States of America

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www.csudh.edu

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