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Administration of Justice

The Las Positas College Administration of Justice program offers courses that lead to an Associate of Arts degree, an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), and a Basic Peace Officer Academy for students seeking full-time employment in law enforcement.

Programs of Study


Certificates of Achievement:

A California Peace Officer’s Standards and Training Basic Academy Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the Alameda County Sheriff ’s POST Academy.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities in AJ include: Municipal or Special District Police Officer, County Deputy Sheriff , Game Warden, Highway Patrol Officer, State Narcotics Agent. Some careers requiring a 4-year degree include, but are not limited to: FBI agent, DEA, Secret Service, Parole Agent, Probation Officer, and Forensic Specialist.