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Justice Administration

Thomas University’s bachelor degree in Justice Administration is designed for individuals interested in administrative positions within the criminal justice industry. The program blends coursework in both criminal justice and business to provide graduates with skills in leadership, operational readiness and business acumen.

This program is offered at our main campus and also entirely online.

Individuals currently working in corrections or law enforcement will be awarded credit toward their degree for their law enforcement or corrections training.

“The ability to increase decision-making and problem solving skills is imperative for the law enforcement professional and these skills, among others, are enhanced through higher education.”

– Sheriff Walt McNeil, Leon County Sheriff’s Office



  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Oral Communication for Professionals
  • University Studies
  • Mathematical Modeling or College Algebra
  • Math/Science elective
  • Inquiry electives (2 courses)
  • Cultural Foundations electives (3 classes)
  • Creativity electives (2 classes)


  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Criminal Justice Research and Analysis
  • Principles of Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Standards & Practices
  • Management Information Systems
  • Constitutional Law
  • Professional Communication
  • Management in Law Enforcement
  • Labor Relations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Public Relations
  • Criminal Law
  • Open Electives


CIP Code 43.0103

Justice Administration Curriculum PDF



Police, Detectives and criminal investigators gather facts and collect evidence of possible crimes. Bureau of Labor Statistics Police and Detectives

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Bureau of Labor Statistics Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists


Students with no prior college, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit  must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.

Send official transcripts to:


Admissions Office
Thomas University
1501 Millpond Road
Thomasville, GA 31792

Law Enforcement and Corrections personnel should also provide documentation of their basic law enforcement and/or corrections officer training.

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