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Majors & Degrees

Administration of Justice

You can continue to build a rewarding career in the federal, state or local government or the private sector with the help of our program’s comprehensive course curriculum and experienced, knowledgeable faculty.

Earn your administration of justice degree

You may have already received a homeland security/loss prevention/security management certification or an undergraduate criminal justice degree or you may just be looking for a career change.

The MC Experience

Mississippi College understands that working adults are often juggling multiple responsibilities that include children, school activities, other extracurricular activities and more. We want to make education easier and more accessible for you. That is why our Master’s in Administration of Justice courses are offered in the daytime, evenings, and many are online.

Choose Your Focus

Of all the colleges in Mississippi, few have an administration of justice program as impressive as Mississippi College’s, which covers everything from criminal justice to homeland security to loss prevention/security management studies. Students can complete this degree in one of two ways:

  • Path A: 30-hours 
  • Path B: 36-hours

Both plans require coursework in history, political science or administration of justice and an oral and written exam. You can also choose to earn a 21-hour graduate certificate in homeland security or loss prevention/security management.

You can further your education in the fields of criminal justice, homeland security/emergency management or loss prevention/security management by earning a Master of Social Science degree at Mississippi College.

What is a career in administration of justice?

Administration of justice careers span a wide range of duties in the field of criminal justice, including the following:

  • Enforcing laws
  • Obtaining warrants and arresting suspects
  • Patrolling assigned areas
  • Preparing cases and testifying in court
  • Writing reports and filling out forms