Administration of Justice

Criminal justice offers an exciting and rewarding career path with diverse employment options ranging from courtroom positions to investigations. Specialized training is almost always required. EA’s associate degrees and certificate programs prepare you for entry into a wide range of law enforcement fields or for easy transfer to a four-year administration of justice program. Our strong curriculum, attentive instructors, small class sizes, and excellent facilities combine to provide you a top-quality, personalized educational experience that builds the skills you need to succeed. Convenient online degree learning opportunities are available.

Administration of Justice Career Paths
  • Police Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Court Clerk
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Customs Officer
  • Detective
  • Paralegal
  • Private Investigator
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Sheriff
  • Homeland Security
  • TSA Screener
Select Average Salary Statistics*
*2021 national median pay, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Police & Detectives
Parole Officer
Transportation Security Screener

Program Details

Average Program Length
Administration of Justice Associate of Arts (AA)
Preparation for transfer to a bachelor’s program.
4 full-time semesters
Thatcher, Online
Administration of Justice Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Preparation to enter workforce; transfer possible.
4 full-time semesters
Thatcher, Online
Associate of Applied Science - Bachelor of Applied Science Track (AAS - BAS)
Preparation for transfer to a web-based bachelor's program.
4 full-time semesters
Law Enforcement Technology Certificate
Preparation to apply with an Arizona law enforcement agency to become a certified peace officer.
1 full-time & 1 part-time semester
Start Your Administration of Justice Journey at Eastern Arizona College
Kris Matthews
Kris Matthews
(928) 428-8385