Administration of Justice

Program Overview

If you’ve always been interested in the criminal justice system, criminology, or forensic science, consider enrolling in the Administration of Justice program. This program will prepare you for a career in crime scene investigation, corrections, law enforcement, homeland security, and public safety.

The program offers a comprehensive education in the study of the criminal justice process, including law enforcement, courts, probation, parole, security, and criminology. You will also learn community policing, evidence technology, how the principles of criminal justice laws have evolved, and so much more.

Make it happen today with the Administration of Justice Program!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Chandler Gilbert Community College?

Learn valuable, in-demand skills

Save money with our tuition discounts

Explore flexible learning options to keep you safe


President's Message

Whether you plan on earning a degree or a certificate, you are preparing to transfer to a four-year university, or you are looking to further develop in your career or personal life, CGCC can provide the path for you to reach your goals. With 68 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as transfer partnerships with over 40 universities---including Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona—you’ll find your fit at CGCC.

Since its founding in 1992, Chandler-Gilbert Community College has served thousands of students in the East Valley at its Pecos and Williams campuses, Sun Lakes Center, and Communiversity at Queen Creek. We pride ourselves on the excellence of our innovative faculty and staff, on our state-of-the-art facilities, on our broad array of campus life and events, and on our commitment to inclusion and diversity. At CGCC, you belong, and we are here to help you succeed!

Greg Peterson, Ed.D.

CGCC Administration of Justice Studies

The Administration of Justice Studies is a contemporary, realistic, and insightful blend of academics and real life that makes the path to a career or further schooling clear. There are few subjects in the world that impact your life as much as the issues of the law and criminal justice system, and you may not even realize it.  If you want to be inspired and understood as a voice for making a difference in the world you serve, then let us make a difference in your education. If you are interested in a career in law, law enforcement, courts, corrections, forensics, public service, or social service then come and be part of a realistic, practical, and fulfilling program at Chandler-Gilbert. People Matter and Relationships Count, and that is how we will approach your education.

The reality of the world around us deserves the best that we have to offer. Your success in class is important, but your success in the real world and your voice to exercise it starts at Chandler-Gilbert.

Law Enforcement Training Academy

The Chandler-Gilbert Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy is an intense, highly accountable, and challenging training program certified by Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training (AZ POST). Upon successful completion of the academy, you will be eligible to be certified peace officers in the State of Arizona. 97% of our graduates have been hired by agencies in Arizona.

The LETA staff is comprised of a Class Supervisor and Recruit Training Officers who are currently working for agencies in the East Valley.

*Prior to acceptance into the LETA academy, applicants must pass a comprehensive background investigation consisting of a background interview ($255), polygraph ($200) and medical examination ($243).

Make it Happen Today with CGCC

If you're ready to take your future to the next level, you can make it happen here! Follow our easy, four-step enrollment process to begin your journey to success. Ready? Let’s get started!


Create your MEID, go through the application process, and submit valid proof of identification

Assessment and Placement
Use your high school GPA or test scores to determine placement or take a placement assessment

Course Registration
Meet with your advisor to receive academic guidance, then register for courses

Tuition and Fees
Make payment arrangements to pay for tuition and course fees


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