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California State University, East Bay
Criminal Justice Administration B.S. - Corrections Option

The Department of Criminal Justice Administration offers an undergraduate program designed for the development of knowledge and understanding of practices, theory, and concepts of justice administration, as well as to prepare students for professional careers in justice administration, law enforcement, and corrections. The major includes two specialized options and the student selects one depending on her/his career interest.

The Law Enforcement and Administration option affords the opportunity to work in government agencies and private organizations offering challenging positions in crime prevention, investigation, and control. It is designed for students interested in careers with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, or in law enforcement within the private sector. Employment opportunities include administrators of institutional programs, consultants to groups in mobilizing resources to combat social problems, and social scientists working toward understanding individual and group behavior and social control by means of law.

The Corrections option is designed for students interested in careers in probation, parole, correctional institutions, and affiliated forms of work. It primarily focuses on probational services including investigation of case histories, assessment of treatment needs, advisement to the court, and the operation of diverse types of correctional programs.


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