Purpose

This career study certificate program is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in law enforcement occupations.

Occupational Objectives

Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Private Security Officer, Park Police Officer, Transit Police Officer, and other law enforcement related occupations.

Admission Requirements

All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. Students are urged to consult with counselors or faculty advisors in planning their programs.

Program Questions

For specific questions about this program or to get appropriate information contact admissions@germanna.edu

Administration of Justice Curriculum:

Total Minimum Credits 18
Program Requirements Description Credits
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Organization and Administration 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 211 Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures I 3
ADJ 236 Principles of Criminal Investigation 3

All courses in this program are also program requirements in the Administration of Justice Certificate and Administration of Justice AAS Degree.