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What Can You Do With A Major In Criminal Justice?

Criminal Justice emphasizes on the criminal procedures taken in our local, state, and federal government through police, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. Many in the field of criminal justice work in controlling traffic, preventing and investigating crimes, and gather facts and evidence for criminal cases. Some specialties associated in this field include law enforcement, corrections and rehabilitation, forensic science, criminology, legal assisting, public safety, and civil law.


Criminal Justice Program

Career Paths





Law Enforcement

Legal/Court System

Social Services

Job Titles

Airport Security Officer


Body Guard

Border Patrol Agent

Child Support Agent

CIA Agent

Correctional Treatment Specialist

Criminal Investigator

Customs Agent

Deportation Officer

Deputy Marshall

Discrimination Investigator

Drug Enforcement Agent

FBI Agent

Fish and Game Warden

Law Clerk

Loss Prevention Specialist

Naval Investigator

Police Officer

Private Security Officer

Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist

U.S. Customs Agent

U.S. Marshall

U.S. Secret Service Agent

Victim Services Specialist

Youth Advocate

Employers/Work Settings

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)

Central Intelligence Agency

City Police Department

Coast Guard


County Sheriff's Office

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Department of Corrections

Highway Patrol

Homeland Security

Local, City, State, Federal Courts

Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Police Academies

Private Security Companies

State Department of Corrections

State Police Department

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

U.S. Marshals Service

U.S. Postal Service

U.S. Secret Service

Professional Associations

Job Search Information

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