Criminal justice helps students prepare for a challenging career through this unique combination of theory and application, emphasizing the underlying sociological aspects of criminal justice. Criminal justice graduates find an array of career opportunities in addition to options for graduate study and continued education.
- Federal, state, and local law enforcement and correction agencies
- Probation and parole services
- Community crime prevention and treatment services
- Private sector security
- Juvenile and drug rehabilitation counseling
- Recreation programs
- Forestry settings
Career opportunities, which are expanding rapidly, offer a good salary, excellent job security, and extensive possibilities for advancement.
Opportunities for graduate studies
The degree also provides you with an excellent opportunity for graduate school, including masters or doctorate programs in:
- Human development
- Social sciences
Students also participate in original research, which provides experience designed to assist you in determining your career goals.