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B.A. in Criminal Justice: Career Outlook

Start or Advance Your Career in One of Many Fields

Earning your criminal justice degree online allows you to achieve your goals in a flexible environment. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to start or advance your career in fields like law enforcement, corrections, probation, parole, private security, and law. You could also continue to graduate school.

Discover a well-rounded education that can help you succeed — regardless of your background and area of interest.

Police Officer or Detective

$65,170/year

Protect lives and property or gather facts and collect evidence for possible crimes. In either one of these roles, you’ll play a focal role in law enforcement.3

Correctional Officer or Bailiff

$45,300/year

Oversee people who have been arrested or courtrooms. In either one of these roles, you’ll enhance safety in crucial parts of the criminal justice system.4

Other positions you could qualify for with your criminal justice degree:

  • Crime scene investigator
  • DEA agent
  • FBI agent
  • Fish and game warden
  • Private security guard
  • Secret Service agent
  • U.S. Marshall

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By filling out the form, you’ll:

  • Gain access to a dedicated enrollment counselor who is ready to answer all of your questions.
  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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Program Outcomes: Enhance Your Knowledge of the System

In the online criminal justice degree program, you’ll:

Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP’s current and former students.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.