Career Options in Criminal Justice & Criminalistics

What can you do with a Criminal Justice degree?

Most entry-level positions for criminal justice majors reside with law enforcement and social service organizations.


Probation Officer
Parole Officer
Police Officer
Loss Prevention

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What can I do with this major?

Criminal justice careers

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What can you do with a minor in Forensic Science or master’s degree in Criminalistics?

The coursework is primarily science-based. Students pursuing this path should plan to complete numerous classes in chemistry and biology.


Crime Scene Investigator
DNA Analyst
Drug Testing Expert
Forensic Anthropology
Forensic Psychiatry/Psychology

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