Completing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can help you prepare to enter the police academy or for other law enforcement training opportunities. However, this versatile degree can also kick-start your criminal justice career in a variety of other law enforcement-related paths.
Graduates of Maryville’s criminal justice/criminology degree program will be able to apply their knowledge of criminology, the law, and its enforcement in multiple career settings. Here are a few possibilities.
Industries hiring criminal justice graduates
From private security firms to the government, a wide range of institutions and companies work with criminal justice graduates. The following industries and sectors commonly employ graduates with criminal justice degrees.
- City or state law enforcement agencies
- Private security firms
- Federal government
- Nonprofits or law firms