Justice Administration, Legal Studies Specialization, Legal Studies, B.A.
The Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration, Legal Studies is available at the following locations:
About this Program
The legal studies specialization within the administration of justice degree, is best suited for students wishing to pursue a career working in a police department, sheriff’s office, or local, state, or federal law enforcement agency.
The program takes a unique angle on the administration of justice degree through specialized studies. Courses include Administration of Justice, Preparation for Law School, Criminal Law, and many others.
Students participating in this program are also offered a wide range of hybrid classes, which allows them to complete coursework online and face-to-face while on campus. Students seeking an administration of justice degree, law enforcement specialization, must complete 30 semester hours in their major field, of which 24 must be upper-level credit.
The Bachelor of Arts in Justice Administration, Legal Studies Specialization requires 124 course hours. 30 hours of Justice Administration Law Enforcement courses are required.View Degree Plan
The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.View Faculty
Organizations - JASA--Justice Administration Student Association
- Students assist in the networking of information related to criminal justice career opportunities, organize educational experiences (trips, lectures, tours, etc.), and participate in career, academic, and social activities.
- To qualify, students must be justice administration majors or minors, and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
- Anti-money laundering operations analyst
- ATF agent
- Background screening analyst
- Computer forensic specialist
- Conservation officer
- Digital Forensics examiner
- Federal Air Marshal
- Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent
- Homicide Detective