Law and Justice Administration Degree at Austin Peay State University

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Law and Justice Administration Degree

The law and justice administration degree program at Austin Peay State University helps to prepare students to apply practices and theories of criminal justice that they will utilize for the structure management, direction and control of various criminal justice agencies, such as police departments, sheriff's departments, law enforcement divisions and units, and private protective services. Get more details below including other Tennessee colleges that offer law and justice administration degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Law and Justice Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Austin Peay State University offers a bachelor's degree program in law and justice administration.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male59
Female35

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Black15
Hispanic8
White68
Multiple Races2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Law and Justice Administration program at Austin Peay State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, first-line supervisors of police and detectives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Clarksville, TN-KY
    • Total Employment: 110
    • Average Hourly Rate: $27.15
    • Average Annual Salary: $56480

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Law and Justice Administration Programs in Tennessee

Law and Justice Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Daymar Institute - Clarksville

Clarksville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C,A,B)

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 93 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B,M)

Daymar Institute - Nashville

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C,A,B)

Argosy University - Nashville

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (A,B)
  • Corrections (A,B)

Remington College - Nashville Campus

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (A)

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B)

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (A,B)

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 52 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (M)
  • Criminal Justice (M)

Draughons Junior College - Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C,A,B)

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B,M)
  • Forensic Science (B,M)

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