Protect and Serve

Make a difference. Our Administration of Justice program emphasis will prepare for a career protecting our communities, helping others, and promoting justice in a complex and ever-changing world.

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Gain the skills to pursue a variety of career opportunities in federal, state, and local law enforcement, courtroom systems, and more. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to follow a broad range of occupational pathways that include police officer, lawyer, paralegal, customs and border protection agent, judicial law clerk, criminologist, and legislative assistant.

The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) majors feature a common core of courses that develop writing, math, analysis, ethics, and critical thinking skills and include a senior capstone experience. 

The Administration of Justice program examines the criminal justice and  American judicial systems, terrorism, law enforcement, and immigration and border issues. Classes are offered fully online with instructor-optioned video conferencing and face-to-face components.

The Power of a Great University

CAST brings the power of a world-class institution to you by providing access to the faculty and educational resources of the University of Arizona. As a student, you can enjoy the benefits of being an Arizona Wildcat close to home, or wherever life takes you.

Strong Partnerships

You want your hard work to pay off. We work with local community colleges and industry partners to provide you with education and experiential opportunities employers demand. By transferring credits you've already earned, you can save both time and money.

The BAS Advantage

CAST is the only college at the University of Arizona that offers career-focused, employer valued, Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree programs –we offer more programs than anyone else. Apply the credits you’ve already earned toward a degree to advance in your present career or begin a new one.

100% Engagement

You know experience matters. We are committed to making available the hands-on learning opportunities that will help you succeed. We call it 100% engagement. Every CAST student can engage in an experience-building internship, practicum, or special project.