Students who major or minor in Criminal Justice position themselves for a myriad of opportunities in the workforce: among the lengthy list of career options are employment in areas such as law enforcement, the court system, and corrections.
Law enforcement careers may be sought at organizations such as municipal police departments; sheriff’s offices; state agencies like the Georgia Bureau of Investigation; and federal agencies like the U.S. Marshal’s Service, the U.S. Secret Service, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Careers in the court system that may be sought are that of judge; defense attorney; prosecutor; law clerk; paralegal; clerk of courts; and stenographer just to name a few. Moreover, all of these positions are available on both the state and federal levels.
Lastly, careers in the arena of corrections include, but are not limited to, prison warden; corrections officer; probation officer; and parole officer and, likewise, these positions are also available on both the state and federal levels.
The FVSU Criminal Justice program offers a variety of opportunities for students to fulfill the program’s required internship. For a list of offices and institutions that have previously cooperated with the university in offering these internships, click here.
For complete Degree or Minor Requirements in Criminal Justice, please click below for a copy of the program Balance Sheets: