Associate of Applied Science
Qualified criminal justice professionals are in demand throughout the nation’s public and private sectors. In addition to starting your career in security or corrections, you can work in the court system, law enforcement or as a probation/parole officer. You can also become a juvenile counselor, victim’s advocate or work in other areas of social services. Salaries can vary greatly depending on such things as geographic location, job responsibilities and size of your employer.
Background checks are a common practice and internship sites or potential employers may require drug testing. Additional testing or requirements maybe needed for jobs in law enforcement.
Criminal Justice Careers:
$25,960 avg. starting salary
$20,055 avg. starting salary
$20,835 avg. starting salary
Source: Bryant & Stratton College
2011-12 Placement Report