Career Outlook

Criminal Justice

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.

Additional Resources

Online

Books

  • 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.