Welcome to Prospective, Current, & Returning Students!

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The Justice Center offers:

Justice Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Justice
Minor in Justice
Master of Public Administration - Criminal Justice emphasis

Legal Studies Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
Minor in Legal Studies
Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Certificate, Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) Paralegal

Justice Honors

Be a part of real world justice research in Alaska. Complete advanced research courses to become eligible to graduate with Justice Honors.

Pro Bono Service Honors

Contribute. Learn. Grow. The Justice Center awards Pro Bono Service Honors to Legal Studies students who work toward improving access to justice by contributing volunteer service to an approved Alaska legal aid agency.

Thinking about law school?

Our experienced lawyer faculty is available to assist you. Click here for information about UAA Pre-law Advising.

Consider the UAA - Willamette University College of Law accelerated 3+3 program!  3+3 equals three years of undergraduate credits plus three years of law school. Complete your undergraduate degree and law school in 6 years instead of 7.

Student Associations

Justice Club - network with other students, meet Justice alums working in various fields of law and justice, hear guest lectures by law enforcement and other justice-related professionals.

Alpha Phi Sigma - this National Criminal Justice Honor Society is open to eligible students. Alpha Phi Sigma members are a distinguished group of students who participate in service projects and other events related to the justice profession.

Pre-Law Society - provides students interested in law school with forums for networking with attorneys, important information about the law school application process, workshops, guest speakers, and resume building opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Prepare for a career in law enforcement/policing, the courts, law firms, state and federal agencies, corporate legal departments, the private business sector, or in research and advocacy. Click here to view all the current job and internship openings in the field of justice.

Questions? Contact us

Justice Center faculty and staff look forward to helping you achieve your academic and career goals. Email or call us at 907-786-1810 with your questions!

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Contact Us

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University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Suite LIB 213
Anchorage, AK 99508-4614
8am-5pm M-F

Phone: 907.786.1810
Fax: 907.786.7777