What can I do with a major in criminal justice?
The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice takes a scientific approach to the study of unlawful behaviors in complex sociological settings, in both the private and public sectors.
The program is designed to explore the complex profiles of those who commit crimes, analyze how the American correctional system manages them, and evaluates the impact of Homeland Security in a post 9/11 world.
|*The above is a list of possible fields, occupations, and employers representative, but not exclusive or limited to, employment options for a Criminal Justice major. Some positions listed may require additional training, education, licensure, and/or experience prior to job eligibility.|
Professional Associations for Criminal Justice Majors
Professional associations provide a connection with other professionals in your field to learn, share, and discuss professional interests. Associations also provide great opportunities to network and explore additional early care and education career information.
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Additional Criminal Justice Resources
U.S. and National Agencies
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
United States Marshals Service
U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security U.S. Secret Service
U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
California Police and Sheriff Departments
Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles Police Department
Long Beach Police Department
Oakland Police Department
Orange County, CA Sheriff’s Department
Riverside Police Department
Sacramento Police Department
San Diego Police Department
San Francisco Police Department
Brandman University Programs
Brandman University Programs: Bachelor’s Degree, Criminal Justice
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