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B.S. in Justice Administration

Degree Sheet

The Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration degree stresses competence in oral and written communication and critical thinking skills. In addition, the student will acquire specific knowledge and skills needed to function in a variety of career opportunities available in law enforcement agencies, government regulatory agencies, corrections facilities, or corporate security departments.

Upon completion of the program the student will: 

  • Have a thorough grounding in criminal theory and research methodologies.
  • Have a basis for ethical decision making required of a career in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Be able to function as a professional staff member of a law enforcement agency, correction facility, corporate security department, or government regulatory agency.
  • Be well prepared to attend graduate or professional school.


Sara Dailey-Smith, Justice Administration Major

“Justice and equality are very near and dear to my heart as is Native law and advocacy, so this degree is the product of those passions. I will be able to attend graduate school, further influence communities, speak out against racial inequality and inspire others to fight for what they believe. And do all of this, always leaving room for kindness.”

Sara Dailey-Smith