Criminal justice includes a variety of jobs and occupations related to justice administration, law enforcement, and corrections. Careers within criminal justice include: police officers, FBI agents, parole officers, drug enforcement officers, customs and immigration officers, social work, and crisis counseling, just to name a few.
A degree in criminal justice administration (offered as both a Bachelor and Master's degree) helps prepare students for positions of responsibility and leadership within the various criminal justice professions.
Degree programs in criminal justice administration are offered by a variety of universities. Coursework typically includes organizational theory, financial management, public personnel management, research methods and statistics, criminal law, and behavioral science.