News Release


Cerro Coso Offering Administration of Justice Classes This Fall

July 26, 2012

Criminal Justice careers can be exciting and rewarding. Cerro Coso Community College offers a State Certified program in Administration of Justice. This course of study offers a broad base of knowledge which is designed to provide the foundation for the pursuit of advanced studies in criminal justice and offers students the opportunity to prepare for careers in law enforcement and corrections.

Cerro Coso's Administration of Justice Program prepares students for careers as police officers; detectives; criminal investigators; corrections, parole, or probation officers; wardens; security investigators or specialists; lawyers; legal assistants; court administrators or Magistrates. The job opportunities are endless.

Jeffrey Swartz will instruct Introduction to Administration of Justice this fall at the Cerro Coso Kern River Valley campus.

ADMJ C101 Introduction to Administration of Justice will meet Thursdays from 1 to 4:10 p.m. in Room 9. This is a comprehensive course on the Criminal Justice System that includes the history and philosophy of the Administration of Justice in America. The course explores the development of the criminal justice system, including all sub-systems, interconnectivity of the sub-systems and their role expectations, theories on crime, adjudication, punishment, rehabilitation, education and training for the continued professionalism of the entire system. Registration fee for this 3-unit course is $138 plus the cost of the book.

There are a few openings in the ADMJ C121 and ADMJ C215 online classes. Interested individuals are encouraged to register early for best class selection.

Administration of Justice is a fast growing field with diverse job opportunities and Cerro Coso Community College is here to provide the education and skills you need. For a complete listing of fall classes being offered in the Kern River Valley and registration information visit the Cerro Coso web site at Fall classes begin August 20, 2012.


Natalie Dorrell, Public Information (760) 384-6260