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  • Chris Ostrander

    A career as a security guard can be very rewarding, giving you the opportunity to work hard to protect the safety and security of those in your community. If you're interested in a job in security or law enforcement, it's important to have a good idea of the path ahead of you. This is a competitive field, and the right moves now will help set you up for success in the future. Entry Level Education Most employers require a minimum of a high school education if you want to become a security guard....

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Many people think of volunteer opportunities when they look for ways to make society better, but you can do this every day by pursuing smart careers that change the world. With the right job, you can get up every day knowing that you're going to do something good for those around you. Consider some of these powerful opportunities to improve the world. Stop Crime before it Happens When you think of places where you can change the world, you may not picture prisons. However, meaningful work in the...

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    The field of criminal justice can be attractive to anyone interested in how justice is dispensed in the US and around the world. Earning a degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Bryant & Stratton College is the perfect way to pursue a career in the field of criminal justice. The right program is a mix of finding the right fit for your personality, academic habits and needs, qualified instructors, and the flexibility and structure needed for your unique situation. To help you think through ...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    There is no higher calling than helping others in need. A Criminal Justice Studies degree is one avenue towards becoming a victims’ advocate, and working as part of a societal solution. Students who enroll in the Criminal Justice Studies program at Bryant & Stratton College receive the education, preparation, and training required to work in a variety of career fields dedicated to protecting the rights of the innocent, as well as rehabilitating criminals who are often victims of their ...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    There are many types of jobs you can earn with a Criminal Justice Studies degree, most of them depend on your interests and specialties. Regardless of the career path you choose you will likely start your career in the public sector. Many entry-level jobs for criminal justice majors are in local, state or federal governments so understanding the differences between these levels of governments could be helpful in thinking about where you want to work after graduation. One of the key differentiato...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    When you complete your associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies at Bryant & Stratton College, you will be prepared to enter one of several criminal justice careers. Our Criminal Justice Studies degree helps you develop a broad understanding of the U.S. criminal justice system by introducing you to law enforcement, the court system, corrections, and private security. You will also gain an understanding of the social and ethical aspects of criminal behavior. Here are some of the best crimi...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    A degree in Criminal Justice Studies is one of the most fascinating educational pursuits because it includes the study of psychology, sociology, ethics, the legal realm, and criminal behavior. Graduates leave the program with both the theoretical and the practical knowledge required to obtain a job in an intriguing career field. There are a variety of career opportunities a degree in criminal justice can earn. The following snapshot provides an overview of some of the most popular career choices...

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  • Allison Perkins

    Nikki Ninmann had intended to be a nurse. Several years ago, she began nursing school and was working at a local hospital. But, each day as she worked with patients, especially those who came in with injuries due to a criminal activity, she became more interested in what happened before they arrived and after they left her care. “I realized I enjoyed I really enjoyed the criminal side of things,” she said. “I decided to look into schools and see if a criminal investigation degr...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Police officers work hard to protect the peace, striving to maintain and enforce laws in both the public and private sector. While the job requires courage, the ability to work under pressure, and excellent judgment, police departments continue to elevate prerequisites for employment to meet increased work demands and to selectively cull competitive applicant pools. There was a time when a police patrol officer was accepted into the police academy directly out of high school. Now, many depa...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    There are some common misconceptions when it comes to the criminal justice field. You may have wondered: "What can I do with a criminal justice degree?” Sit back and learn some of the finer points about the degree and potential careers in the field. What do you think of when you think of criminal justice? Sexy crime scene investigators in Miami? “Gumshoes” in trench coats? Hopefully you are laughing at those outdated stereotypes. Very few criminal justice positions look like wh...

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