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Associate in Applied Science

Administration of Justice

UHMC Administration of Justice

Program Overview

2 Years 63 Credits
AJ is a broad field that encompasses the criminal justice system, law enforcement, private security, corrections, homeland security, and natural land and resource development. UH Maui’s College’s Administration of Justice program will train you to be a successful member of a law enforcement team. Certificate of Competence (CO) and Certificate of Achievement (CA) also available.

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Take The Next Step

Request more information about this program or contact the Program Coordinator to learn more:
Ryan Daniels

Course Schedules

View a month-by-month schedule of courses, as well as descriptions for each.


View our current scholarship opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Academic Counseling

Kulamanu Ishihara

Program Information

The Administration of Justice program serves the following broad purposes: to provide general academic knowledge, concepts, and theory pertaining to the criminal justice system; to meet the pre-service needs of those preparing for careers in law enforcement, private security, or other field related to administration of justice; and to meet in-service educational and training needs of professionals in the administration of justice field.

Police Officers may receive up to 21 Administration of Justice credits for completing basic police training as required by government law enforce ment agencies, after successfully earning 12 college credits at UH Maui College.

Contact the program coordinator, Ryan Daniels, at 984-3219, or by email at for latest program scheduling cycles.

Upon successful completion of the AJ Program, the student should be able to:

    1. Define and describe how to keep self and others safe in the specific context of a professional work assignment.
    2. Write clear and accurate reports.
    3. Assess and respond appropriately to potential conflict situations.
    4. Demonstrate the maintenance of physical and mental fitness, utilize stress management techniques and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
    5. Use critical observation skills and preserve a chain of evidence.
    6. Communicate with a diverse population in a culturally sensitive manner, both verbal and non-verbal.
    7. Perform independently and inter-dependently to accomplish shared professional outcomes.
    8. Design career plans/options in the Administration of Justice profession and develop strategies (pathways) to progress in professional development.
    9. Apply within the legal/ethnical parameters of the justice profession knowledge of laws, rules of evidence, confidentiality.
    10. Demonstrate ability to interact with the public and co-workers in ways that effectively support “justice for all.”