Students in a criminal justice classCriminal Justice – Administration, B.S.

A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can lead to a variety of career paths. That’s why Indiana Tech offers three areas of specialization: administration, crime analysis, and rehabilitation services.

Administration specialty

A lot of the business of a criminal justice career happens behind the scenes. That’s the focus of the concentration in criminal justice administration. Managing the operations of a police organization requires a unique ability to understand the needs of the community being served as well as the components of the organization. Whether a student wants to pursue a career in law enforcement or private investigation, the courses in this concentration enable individuals to enter organizations with a broader understanding of the rationale for decision-making within criminal justice organizations.

If you enjoy leading a team of people and have the desire to make a real difference in your community, this may be the criminal justice degree for you.

Active learning

We have small classes and no lecture halls. Because of this, our instructors are able to get to students on a one-on-one basis. We are able to employ a variety of teaching styles to enable all students to take full advantage of our program’s opportunities.  We promote an “active” learning environment which means students will be active participates in their classroom endeavors.

To encourage future job success, the Center for Criminal Justice encourages student internships at the local, state, federal and private level.

Career opportunities

With a criminal justice administration degree, graduates can excel as an administrator in municipal, county or state organizations. Other career options include becoming civil service officers, state and federal parole officers, court administrators, federal law enforcement officers or positions in private sector law enforcement.

Earning this degree


This is for students who want a traditional, on-campus college experience.

Course Curriculum


For students who want to take classes and complete this program online.

Course Curriculum