Careers with a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice

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What can you do with a bachelor's in criminal justice? The job opportunities are virtually endless. Most federal and government agencies, like the DEA, FBI and Secret Service require at least a bachelor's degree. More and more police departments, specifically larger departments, are beginning to require that applicants have at least some college education, preferring a bachelor's degree in some fields. If you would like to attend law school or go into another field of graduate study, a bachelor's degree is also required.

A bachelor's in criminal justice may help your job prospects and make you more competitive when applying for positions. For many jobs, higher education is a must. Common knowledge regarding higher education has been confirmed by studies finding that individuals holding bachelor's degrees earn more annually than people with only a high school diploma, GED or associate's degree. A 2013 employment projections chart, published by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, states that bachelor degree holders earn a median weekly salary of $1,066, as opposed to high school graduates, who earn a median salary of $652 weekly.

Potential Careers with a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice

Accounting Jobs DEA Agent Graduate School
Computer Forensics FBI Agent Paralegal
Criminologist Fraud Investigator Probation Officer

*This is just a sampling of the many exciting and rewarding career opportunities available when you earn a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Learn about more careers in our Career Resource Center.

We are all concerned about the future, both personally and professionally. Education is one important step toward future career success.

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Florida Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Orlando, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Lakeland, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Port St. Lucie, Miami, Pembroke Pines, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Campuses: Coral Springs, Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, Maitland

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Tampa

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Campuses: Royal Palm Beach, Tampa

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Miami

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Texas Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Stafford, Plano, San Antonio, Dallas, Cedar Hill, Houston

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Garland

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Round Rock

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: San Antonio

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

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Campuses: Allen

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Center Valley, Philadelphia, Warrendale, Trevose, Pittsburgh, Springfield, King of Prussia

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Campuses: Summerdale, Bethlehem

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor in Criminal Justice Administration

New Jersey Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Cherry Hill, Willingboro

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

North Carolina Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Raleigh, Charlotte, Morrisville, Concord, Huntersville, Greensboro

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: High Point

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Virginia Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Woodbridge, Richmond, Alexandria, Manassas, Arlington, Newport News, Various Locations, Chesapeake, Fredericksburg, Glen Allen, Ashburn, Virginia Beach, Midlothian

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Campuses: Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Maryland Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Baltimore

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Georgia Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Columbus, Morrow, Roswell, Augusta, Savannah, Lithonia, Atlanta, Douglasville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Savannah

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Atlanta

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's in Criminal Justice: Administration

Mississippi Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Jacksonville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Tennessee Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Memphis

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

South Carolina Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Columbia, North Charleston, Greenville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Columbia

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Greenville

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Alabama Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Birmingham, Huntsville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

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Campuses: Montgomery

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

District of Columbia Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Washington

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Delaware Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Newark

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

West Virginia Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Scott Depot

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Louisiana Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Metairie

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Administration

Online Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • B.S. in Justice Studies (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Social Science - Criminal Justice (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Social and Criminal Justice (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Social and Criminal Justice - Political Science and Government (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Social and Criminal Justice - Security Management (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice (Online)

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Campuses: Online

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

Hawaii Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Honolulu

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Ohio Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Warrensville Heights

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Campuses: Cincinnati, Findlay

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Michigan Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Novi

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Indiana Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Michigan City, Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Campuses: Anderson, Terre Haute, Elkhart, Columbus, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

Kentucky Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Louisville, Ft. Mitchell

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

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Campuses: Florence

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

New Mexico Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Albuquerque

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Arizona Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Tucson

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

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Campuses: Tucson

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Oklahoma Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Tulsa

Degrees Offered:

  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Iowa Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Cedar Falls, IA

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Utah Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Layton, Murray

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

Campuses: West Jordan, Layton, Orem

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Minnesota Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Brooklyn Center, Lakeville, Elk River, Blaine, Waite Park, Rochester

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

Campuses: Minneapolis, Woodbury

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Roseville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Idaho Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Meridian

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Connecticut Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Southington

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Oregon Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Springfield, Wilsonville

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

Wisconsin Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Middleton, Madison, Rothschild, Onalaska, Green Bay, Eau Claire

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

South Dakota Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Sioux Falls

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's - Criminal Justice

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Campuses: Sioux Falls

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Kansas Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Overland Park, Wichita

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Missouri Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Kansas City

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Illinois Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Chicago, Calumet City, Woodridge

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's in Criminal Justice: Administration

Colorado Criminal Justice Schools

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Campuses: Aurora

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Human Services
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

California Criminal Justice Schools

Campuses: Los Angeles, Anaheim

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor's in Criminal Justice: Administration

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Program outcomes vary according to each institution's specific curriculum and employment opportunities are not guaranteed.
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