CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Careers

Although a degree in criminal justice involves studying a specific field, it does not prepare you for jobs in a restricted area. Individuals with criminal justice degrees are found in many of the following careers:

  • corrections officer
  • prison chaplain
  • security officer
  • police officer or campus police
  • prison guard
  • criminologist
  • community liaison officer
  • investigator
  • victim/witness service
  • child case worker
  • juvenile services
  • drug task officers
  • customs inspector
  • U.S. marshal
  • county attorney
  • public defender/defense attorney
  • judge
  • loss prevention manager
  • bailiff
  • court administrator
  • court services officer
  • family court counselor
  • court reporter
  • jury coordinator
  • evidence technician
  • domestic violence counselor
  • immigration officer
  • legal assistant
  • parole officer
  • community program manager
  • youth justice worker
  • statistical research
  • substance abuse specialist
  • probation officer
  • crisis counselor
  • detective
  • restitution program director
  • restorative justice mediator
  • juvenile counselor
  • prison warden
  • drug enforcement agent
  • halfway home manager
  • polygraph examiner
  • park ranger
  • forensic scientist
  • victim advocate
  • vocational instructor
  • insurance fraud investigator
  • ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives)
  • drug abuse educator
  • criminal justice educator