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What Can You do With a Graduate Degree in Criminal Justice?

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The Master's Degree Program in Criminal Justice is designed to help you excel in a broad variety of leadership and supervisory roles, whether in the:

  • Court system
  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Policing
  • Private or public security
  • Juvenile justice
  • Drug addiction
  • Violence prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Investigation
  • Intelligence
  • Compliance
  • Social service
  • Consulting
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Private Investigator
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Intelligence Criminologist
  • Lab analyst
  • Field analyst
  • Judicial Attorney
  • Criminologist
  • Social Worker
  • Law Librarian
  • Coroner
  • Corrections Facilities Manager
  • Police Detective
  • FBI Agent
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Contracts Administrator
  • Penologist
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Private Investigator
  • Warden
  • Compliance Officer
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Industrial Security Consultant
  • Federal Investigator
  • Detectives
  • Probation Officer
  • FBI Agent
  • ATF Agent
  • CIA Agent
  • Forensic scientist

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  • Federal and state prisons
  • County and city government
  • Government agencies
  • Substance abuse clinics
  • County jails
  • Precinct station houses
  • Prison camps
  • Youth correction facilities
  • Medium-security correction facilities
  • Voluntary correction facilities
  • Halfway houses and pre-release programs
  • Child Support Services
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Defense
  • Narcotics Bureau
  • National Security Agency
  • Non-profit organization
  • Social Services Department
  • FBI
  • Prisons
  • State Police
  • Juvenile detention centers
  • Juvenile group homes
  • Women's and family shelters
  • Domestic violence agencies
  • Immigration and naturalization services
  • Other nonprofit organizations
  • Alternative schools
  • Reintegration programs
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

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