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Career Paths & Job Market

Posted By sbaletsa On June 29, 2009 @ 11:24 am In | Comments Disabled

Job Opportunities

See the Department of Labor Statistics for more information on Criminal Justice opportunities.

Career Paths

Graduates of the Criminal Justice Program have found work as:

  • Municipal police officers
  • State Troopers
  • Correction Officiers
  • Federal Officiers
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Private detectives and investigators
  • Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists
  • Court System employees

Courts, probation and most federal law enforcement positions usually require a bachelor’s degree. Some students have continued their education in Paralegal Studies and Law, as well.

External Online Resources

Transferring to a 4 year College or University

Approximately 75% of NECC’s Criminal Justice graduates transfer to four-year colleges or universities for bachelor’s degrees. The largest percentile of transfer students continue their education at the following institutions:


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