Certificate of Completion

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice is included in the Associate’s degree program. A strong choice for students who want to learn about the justice system or enhance their occupational skills.

Certificate Stats

Certificate of Completion (30 credit hours)

Cost per credit hour: $250

Career Choices

A Certificate of Completion can give you the background and expertise needed to enter a variety of careers in the criminal justice field, including:

  • Police officer
  • Police assistant
  • Detective
  • Detention/Correctional officer
  • Bailiff/Judicial assistant
  • Legal assistant
  • Private investigator
  • Dispatcher
  • Private security personnel
  • Victim advocate
  • Federal law enforcement
  • Support staff
  • What You’ll Learn In This Program
    • Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240)
    • Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
    • Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS240)
    • Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS230, AJS240)
    • Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240)
    • Apply the principles and processes of criminal and Constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
    • Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS240)
    • Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
    • Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
  • Class Schedule

    Classes you’ll take

    The Certificate of Completion program is 30 credit hours. In order to earn your CCL, you have to get a grade of “C” or better in all courses.

    AJS101 (SB)(3): Introduction to Administration of Justice

    AJS109 (3): Substantive Criminal Law

    AJS113 (3): Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices

    AJS212 (3): Juvenile Justice Procedures

    AJS225 (3): Criminology

    AJS230 (3): The Police Function

    AJS240 (3): The Correction Function

    AJS255 (3): Crime, Law, and Mental Health

    AJS260 (3): Procedural Criminal Law

    AJS270 (3): Community Relations

  • Flexible Block Calendar Scheduling

    Rio offers flexible start dates and class times, so you can create a schedule that works for you. Plan out your degree and certificate classes by checking out our Block Calendar System

Looking to take just a few classes?

Browse the class schedule to find the classes you need.

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