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​Criminal Justice Overview Administration of Justice Program Salary & Labor Market Information
The first criminal justice program was established at the University of California, Berkeley, by Berkeley Police Chief August Vollmer, in 1916. 
In the 1920s, criminal justice emerged as an academic discipline.
​The Administration of Justice Program focuses on the study of law enforcement in the United States with the primary emphasis on California law, procedures, and evidence. The student gains an insight into the history of law enforcement, the evolution of law both ...
​To find out about jobs in the Administration of Justice field click on the Learn More button below.
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Will I be able to get a job? Does the program provide job placement services?

The program does not provide formal job placement services however the Career Services office on campus can assist students (free of charge) with finding employment including resume writing/review, job searches, workshops, interview practice, etc.

Additionally we work closely with local industry to develop and offer internships. When we receive job announcements from industry, this information is passed along directly to all the students in the program.  Here are some helpful links:

Employment / Job Hunt Links

California Law Enforcement Job Opportunities
911 HotJobs
USA Jobs
Los Angeles County Sherrif's Department (LASD)
Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD)
Los Angeles Port Police
Los Angeles World Airport Police (LAWA)
Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Apply Ventura County Sheriff
Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD)
Kern County Sheriff's Office
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Jobs
California Highway Patrol (CHP)

​Want to learn more about employment in Criminal Justice?  Click here for great information! ​Not sure if the Administration of Justice program is right for you, or are you interested in finding out more about other careers? Check out these career titles or majors.