The Administration of Justice Studies and Homeland Security Department at Arizona Western College offers programs that will produce graduates who will be successful in the study and field of criminal justice, cyber criminology, or homeland security and to educate students as to the dangers facing the United States and organizations that protect us from the danger.
Graduates of the Administration of Justice Studies programs or certificates will learn a wide range of skills and gain industry-specific experience in:
- The theory of the criminal justice system.
- Analyzing and solving a variety of complex problems in the criminal justice environment.
- Technical knowledge and skills relevant to the field of criminal justice.
- Identifying current trends in the area of criminal justice.
- Identifying and assessing potential terror, accident, and disaster threats to the American homeland.
- Identifying and utilizing information sources for critical issues in homeland security and defense.
- Disseminating information through multiple agencies to forecast the risks, types, and orders of magnitude of terrorist threats most likely to confront the nation/state.
The ability to attend classes online and in-person helped me to finish my degree in less time than it normally takes. This was very important to me as I was working full-time as a Police Officer and raising my 2 children as a single parent. I really enjoyed my college experience at AWC and NAU.