Our bachelor's degree program provides a foundation for success in a number of professional fields. Whether your interests lie in law enforcement, the judicial system, private businesses and organizations, corrections or social services, a criminal justice degree from TWU will prepare you for the career of your choice.
The following Occupational Outlook Handbooks from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics include detailed information on popular criminal justice careers.
- Arbitrators, mediators and conciliators
- Correctional officers and bailiffs
- Judges and hearing officers
- Police officers and detectives
- Paralegals and legal assistants
- Private detectives and investigators
- Probation officers and correctional treatment specialist
- Security guards and surveillance officers
- TWU Career Connections Center
- Criminal Justice Profiles
- Criminal Justice Careers
- Federal Jobs for Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Majors
- Graduate Schools and Law Schools
- Local Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice
- Goodman, Debbie J. and Ron Grimming. 2006. Work in Criminal Justice: An A-Z Guide to Careers in Criminal Justice. Prentice Hall.
- Harr, J. Scott and Karen M. Hess. 2009. Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion. Wadsworth Publishing.
- Johnston, Coy H. 2015. Careers in Criminal Justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Lambert, Stephen and Debra Regan. 2007. Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors. McGraw-Hill.