Meet Your Professional Goals With a Bachelor’s Degree
- $53,020 median annual wage for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists
- 95,200 new jobs through 2028
- 5% job growth for police and detectives
Law enforcement and criminal justice professionals play a vital role in every community, protecting the vulnerable and keeping people safe. When you earn a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Greenville University, you can get qualified for a variety of rewarding criminal justice careers in fields like corrections, conservation, law, and more.
A bachelor’s degree will help you stand out to employers as a trained professional with the skills to lead. You can also choose to continue your education at the graduate level in law school or other fields.
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Paralegals and legal assistants work closely with lawyers, assist with casework, and maintain documentation. They might conduct legal research, fact check, summarize reports, or organize files for hearings, trials, and meetings.
Police and Detectives
Police, detectives, and other criminal investigators keep communities safe. They respond to emergency and non-emergency calls, arrest suspects, collect evidence, oversee cases, and testify in court when needed.
Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional criminal justice careers include:
- Border patrol agent
- Compliance officer
- Correctional treatment specialist
- Conservation officer
- Fish and game warden
- Private detective and investigator
- Probation officer
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Prepare for Leadership Opportunities in Criminal Justice
When you complete this program, you will be able to:
- Recognize, study, and effectively deliberate about key issues within criminal justice.
- Demonstrate the ability for reasoned and disciplined analysis, original and creative thinking, and effective oral and written communication when considering these issues.
- Recognize the value and importance of exposure to diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions and demonstrate awareness, sensitivity, and responsiveness to differences across cultures, social practices, and religions.
- Evaluate your career trajectory in light of a Christian worldview and an understanding of Christian values of love, character, and service.
Greenville University is here to support you during your program and after graduation.
Contact the Office of Career Services at (618) 664–6655 for more information.