Careers You Can Pursue with a Criminal Justice Degree!


Savannah Freeman, Author

Looking for a cool career? Don’t know what you want to be when you get older? Are you into solving crimes or doing detective work? Criminal Justice may be the degree for you!

Criminal Justice seeks to deter future crimes by creating penalties for criminal conduct and rehabilitating criminals through incarceration. It is a system that delivers “justice” through a punishment proportionate to the crime. Pursuing a Criminal Justice major in college, from the get-go, is one of the best ways to put yourself at an advantage when seeking a job.

If you find interest in Criminal Justice after high school, here are some careers that may be of interest to you!

Careers You Can Pursue with a Criminal Justice Degree:

  •  Attorney or Lawyer.
  •  Judge and Hearing Officers.
  •  Intelligence Analyst.
  •  FBI Specialist.
  •  Private Investigator.
  •  FBI Agent.
  •  Forensic Psychologist.
  •  Special Intelligence Analyst.
  • Jail Screener
  • Youth Correctional Counselor
  • Fingerprint Technician

There is a great amount of information in this career field. You just have to take the time to research! Thanks for reading our career spotlight article.