As a Criminal Justice professional, you will enjoy satisfying careers in a growing field. The work is exciting and fulfilling, offering the opportunity to help others on a daily basis.
Our criminal justice system deals with a multitude of offenders from all walks of life. Counselors are needed to assist those individuals who are released into society from jail or prison and are participating in various alternatives to incarceration programs.
CSI has become a familiar term in today's society because of television and movies. In the real world, the use of forensic science is often used to link a suspect to a crime.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management is an important aspect in today's society. There are many different roles and responsibilities of governmental agencies, not-for-profit and private agencies, and other sectors in the case of an emergency.
Police Officers are the first line of defense in our society and often are called upon to handle a multitude of issues. Officers need to be enforces, mediators, counselors, referees, social workers, and public servants.
Corporate and government employers need qualified professionals with accounting, computer, and investigative skills capable of dealing with these contemporary types of crime. (Please note: This program is being moved to the Business and Commerce program cluster. You will be redirected to the new Economic Crime Investigation page.)
The Paralegal program prepares you to become a qualified legal assistant working under the supervision of an attorney to provide a variety of legal services to clients.
Law and Criminal Justice
Your career in the field of Law and Criminal Justice bears a large responsibility. As you serve the public, you will make a profound difference in people's lives, on both a personal and professional level every day. Pursuing Law and Criminal Justice careers will also make a profound impact on your life, by providing you with the opportunity to:
- Participate in community service and protection
- Develop a personally rewarding career
- Provide the first line of defense
- Interact with proud professions
- Help those in need