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What type of careers can stem from a Bachelors degree in criminal justice?

A:  If your in it for the money it''s not going to work for you.........you have to love what you do or you will be miserable for your entire career......rather be a janitor and happy than a CEO and miserable......... Any type of police work.......if you qualify....... Here is a list of options for a person with a Bachelors Degree in criminal justice: http://www.rowan.edu/studentaffairs/cap/…...

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What careers need (or prefer) a criminal justice degree?

A:  I majored in criminal justice and work at a prison. I do administrative work but, I use to be a GED teacher. Honestly, a criminal justice degree doesn''t get you far unless you have a lot of math and sciences. Math and sciences will help you get into the forensics side of criminal justice which pays better. Without high level maths and sciences about the only place a criminal justice degree will be useful is in government jobs where they don''t care what your degree is in as long as you have one. However, it is a very interesting subject. criminal

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Can I work in the field of criminal justice (like the on the field stuff) and be able to move A lot?

A:  on criminal justice you don''t move a lot, but I''m sure you can get transferred. They will understand that you have family in the military. There''s not to many jobs out there that will allow you to transfer that much. All those jobs you listed require you to become a member of some kind of law enforcement agency first. Federal law enforcement there is a greater tendency of travel. But it seems from you question that you would want to follow your family around, and for that you would have to request a transfer or quit and try to be rehired somewhere else....

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What job in the criminal justice field is the least dangerous?

A:  An administrator!!! Here are some options often overlooked, good luck! Awesome career field! criminalist: What are the duties / traits of a successful criminalist? criminalists can be employed by federal agencies, medical examiners’ offices, in the private sector and in forensic labs hosted by all types of businesses and law enforcement organizations. Daily duties include evaluating physical evidence uncovered at a crime scene and delivering unbiased reports that reveal test results, types of material found, and when the crime was committed. In some cases, criminalists may also be expected to be an expert witness during a court hearing or...

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Should I pursue criminal justice?

A:  I have been a police officer for nearly 40 years. In order to be a detective, you need to be hired as a police officer first. After several years as a uniformed officer, each department has a different career path to detective. Some promote because of merit, others have a civil service test. Police departments all have different educational requirements. Some require only a HS diploma or GED, others require some college, others require a degree. You have to check with each department you apply to. If you meet the educational requirements, and score well enough on the written tests and interviews, you them must pass a background check, credit check, psychological exam, medical exam and physical agility test. Federal Agents in investigative jobs (FBI, DEA, ICE etc.)...

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With an associates degree in criminal justice, what kind of jobs could I get?

A:  A Job working the front door at Wal-Mart. im going to school for the same thing. I dont know what i want to do with my associates when i get it but i do know that if you look up whatever college you want to go to and type in associates for criminal justice and it will give you a list of career options. I am not sure, something in law enforcement.... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!...

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Job searching....college student in criminal justice.?

A:  What the heck is with those first 2 answers? ugh! Anyway, I am taking criminal justice as well for my bachelor''s degree. I was told to go directly to the places like TDCJ and ask about employment. I know that where I live they prefer to hire CJ students and they largely make up the employees. Just go straight there and tell them you are a student and want to know about job opps. Also, if you live in a town close to a prison, working as a guard is excellent experience as well and when you graduate you will be higher up on the totem pole for having your degree. Hope this helps and good luck to you :) Reminder: We are still in a world-wide Recession. ''Word of mouth'' is one of the best ways to find a job. You should...

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If i major in criminal justice, can i still be a lawyer?

A:  The best majors to become an attorney is accounting and/or business. Yes, if you major in criminal justice, you COULD still be a lawyer. But why? You''ll have many more job opportunites and job security if you stay in law ENFORCMENT. Currently, there are NO job opportunities or job security as a lawyer. You would be wasting your time and/or money. Stay in law ENFORCMENT. You can get your bachelor''s degree in pretty much anything and go on to law school after you earn your bachelor''s....

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What job can i get with associates degre in criminal justice?

A:  Sorry you need your BA in criminal justice ..........an Associates is worthless.......consider this.............There are thousand and thousands of talented, experience people on the street due to the economy…the competition for any job is extreme. …people will do anything for much less just to feed their kids……..I don’t expect it to get any better before 2012……...

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What are a list of jobs with a criminal justice degree?

A:  There are positions within the arena of criminal justice other than peace officer, like probation, corrections, juvenile justice positions, and possibly some positions more closely aligned with social work (like pretrial assessment). There are numerous books available that identify positions closely aligned with criminal justice. And, there are web sites, a quick check came up with: http://www.ask.com/bar?q=criminal+justic… Many major police and state and federal agencies employ criminal intelligence analysts. These positions are generally limited, therefore they may be more difficult to get than a peace officer...