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Administration of Justice Geospatial Literacy Certificate of Proficiency

Certificates of Proficiency are designed for the student who needs to be prepared to enter an entry-level job. A department-issued certificate may be awarded upon successful completion of a prescribed course of study. This certificate will not appear on a student’s transcript.

The AOJ-Geospatial Literacy certificate provides the skills and knowledge valuable to an entry-level employment opportunity for the student that finishes the courses below. The skills in this certificate are aimed at a student preparing for a career in the administration of justice, including government or private-sector work. These careers can be enhanced with computer mapping skills. Students will gain familiarity using the latest cutting edge technology and GIS software that will enable them to analyze, interpret and manipulate crime data for problem solving applied to real world situations. In the AOJ field, examples include the databases that are used by ARJIS (the Automated Regional Justice Information System) and forensic geospatial analysis used within investigations. Entry level positions are available for someone who has skills in geospatial technologies coupled with an AOJ background.

AOJ-110Introduction to Administration of Justice3
GEOG-104Introduction to Geographic Information Science3
Total Units6