A.A.S. Criminal Justice Career Advice

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Social Sciences Department
Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
Career Options & Pathways

The AAS degree in Criminal Justice prepares students for public safety and private security positions such as local/municipal police officers, VI marshals, corrections officers, enforcement officers, state or federal patrols, customs agents, *as well as managers and supervisors in these fields. *These are normally bachelor degree entry positions.

It is recommended that students select additional courses from the criminal justice major core courses in order to broaden their preparation or to direct their program toward their interested field of specialization.  Students should seek advisement from the Criminal Justice Advisor to plan their career path and select appropriate electives and substitutions where available in the paradigm.

Career Websites which may be of interest to students enrolling in the AAS degree program: