Career opportunities include:

  • law enforcement officers
  • crime investigators
  • forensics workers
  • correctional officers
  • probation and parole officers
  • community corrections specialists

Other specialized roles include:

  • juvenile probation officers
  • criminologists
  • forensic scientists
  • medical examiners
  • policy analysts

Criminal Justice also prepares you for law school, which would lead you to a career as:

  • a criminal prosecutor
  • public defender
  • judge

Recommended Readings

  1. Harr, J. S., & Hess, K. M. (2010). Careers in criminal justice and related fields: From internship to promotion. Australia: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 978-0495600329
  2. Peat, B. (2004). From college to career: A guide for criminal justice majors. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. ISBN-13: 978-0205338382
  3. Stephens, W. R. (1999). Careers in criminal justice. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. ISBN-13: 978-0205321537
  4. UNCW Criminology Career Center (website)

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