The department prepares its students for careers within diverse urban environments by providing relevant training in the area of administration of justice.
The mission of the Department of Administration of Justice undergraduate program is to educate students for careers and community service within a diverse urban environment through the development of specialized knowledge and skills needed for effective public service. The Department strives to prepare students not only with facts and concepts, but also, more importantly, to think critically and ethically in applying knowledge to related problems and challenging situations.
The objectives of the Department of Administration of Justice are:
- Prepare professionals and change agents to serve as future leaders at the local, state and national level as well as globally.
- To provide students with an understanding of justice agencies in the United States.
- To prepare students to apply their knowledge of justice theories, research methods, and statistics to the administration and management of justice agencies.