If your interests lie in the fields of corrections and justice, you may want to pursue a major or a minor in criminal justice. As a criminal justice student, you will learn to understand the roles of society and law enforcement and how these two entities interact and respond to unacceptable behavior. You will develop leadership, research and writing skills and strengthen your critical thinking skills as you acquire the knowledge necessary to succeed in one of a number of criminal justice career choices. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to pursue graduate studies or enter the field of criminal justice as an ethical, effective professional.
What Can I Do With This Degree?
A Criminal Justice Degree will prepares graduates for a wide range of careers such as State Police Officer, FBI Agent, Border Patrol Agent, Federal Air Marshal, DEA Agent, Customs Enforcement Officer, Corrections Officer, ATF Agent, Deputy Sheriff and Police Officer positions throughout the nation.