Law and Justice Administration Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Law and Justice Administration Degree

The law and justice administration degree program at George Mason 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 Virginia 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. George Mason University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Master's Degree13
Doctorate Degree5

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female12

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black2
White12
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown1

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 George Mason 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

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.65
    • Average Annual Salary: $113670

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 Virginia

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,...)

University of Management and Technology

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 77 students completed this program

Programs

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

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C,A)
  • Forensic Science (C,A)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Strayer University - Virginia

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B)
  • Police Science (B)

Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 58 students completed this program

Programs

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

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B)

Lord Fairfax Community College

Middletown, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C)

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (C,A)

South University - Richmond

Glen Allen, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

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

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