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Career and Professional Opportunities

Criminal Justice Administration majors with B.S. degrees typically find employment at entry-level positions in local, state and federal criminal justice agencies or in private business or security positions, or may continue their education in graduate or law school.

Students will a Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology will be qualified for positions involving policy and research at all levels of the criminal justice system. In addition, graduates will qualified to teach at the community college level and will be prepared to go on for doctoral level education.

Individuals with a master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice and some level of additional field experience have found employment in a wide range of areas. This degree qualifies graduates for middle and upper-level management, research, planning and evaluation positions in public and private service agencies at all levels. Finally, the completion of the master’s degree typically offers greater opportunity for career advancement.