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Do you need a degree in criminal justice to become a cop?

A:  for real? think.. so u mean to tell me..that every cop out there YOU think has a degree in criminal justice... hell no.. no but it would help Some departments require an associates degree. Many departments only require a high school diploma, but a degree may be necessary to be promoted to detective. A federal job requires a four year degree. Believe it or not, years ago the FBI was populated by people with accounting degrees. Why? Well, you have to look at what kind of crime they investigated. They were going after organized crime and other types of crimes involving money. Who better to investigate those than...

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getting close to finishing BS in criminal justice, should I get a second bachelors degree?

A:  Don''t get a criminal justice degree, your career choices will be limited to Police Officer, Corrections Officer, and Military Officer. Any managerial, engineering, IT, foreign language, or math degree would serve you better. Accounting. Check out http://www.fbijobs.gov You''ll have to go to the FBI Academy in Quantico VA. The FBI agent (who was a supervisor) told me that THE best way to get a job in the FBI is to become a CPA. (This is based on my current knowledge, information, belief, and life experiences. This was intended as personal opinion, and not intended to be used as legal advice. Please be careful and do your research....

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What are some careers you can get w a criminal justice degree?

A:  Don''t get a criminal justice degree, your career choices will be limited to Police Officer, Corrections Officer, and Military Officer. Any managerial, engineering, IT, foreign language, or math degree would serve you better....

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With an associate degree in criminal justice will i be able to get a job in this economy?

A:  None, you need to get a regular degree. criminal justice does do better in general than most in a bad economy, when economy goes down, crime goes up. Sorry....AA.......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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Are Pennsylvania teachers required to get a master''s degree?

A:  Pennsylvania law does not require its teachers to obtain a master''s degree as a prerequisite to receive or maintain teacher certification. However, if the teacher chooses to reach a higher pay scale or an administrative or supervisory position, the teacher must obtain a master''s degree.Source:Pennsylvania Department of Education: Important Certification Requirements...

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Is Associate of Science:Administration Of justice, The same thing as a criminal justice AS degree?

A:  These are basically the same thing, though the Admin one is geared more towards people wishing to work in an admin-type field (probation officer, etc.) -- CJ is much more broad. However, be sure to check job requirements for most jobs in the field you wish to pursue. Most CSI jobs, for example, require at least a bachelors and prefer a masters in criminal investigation. FBI requires at least a BS and prefers an MS. It''s a good starting point; be sure your school has credits that will transfer to another college (for instance, ITT Tech''s AS in CJ does NOT transfer as an accredited university). good luck!...

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Can I become a Paralegal with an associateâ??s degree in criminal justice?

A:  go to crimminal defense law firm in your area and work as jr partner I have decided to complete a degree and acquire an accredited associates degree in paralegal studies. Even though I am not excited about the reasons I am returning to school I am still excited to learn. I feel like I am finally completing something that I will have total ownership of, my education. I have even talked about continuing on with a ba degree after completion of the program. You can become a paralegal with NO education, although more employers are starting to ask for formal education. However, a degree alone is not enough. Almost all firms want experience, usually at least 2 years. So,...

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Can you become with a parole officer with only a bachelor's degree in criminal justice...?

A:  you should have no problem getting a job with your bachelors so good luck My wife is a P&P Officer with her B.S. degree in CJ. good Luck...

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Is it possible to get a paralegal job with a degree in criminal justice pre-law?

A:  The question is can you do the work. Do you understand how to do legal research? Talk to a college counselor. If you definitely want to go to law school to become an attorney, the pre-law classes make the most sense. Another avenue you may consider is getting career vocational education in paralegal studies, and work your way through college pre-law and law school doing paralegla work. Some paralegal work can be done at home on the Internet. A good career school online that is pretty affordable for paralegal training is www.meditec.com. The course does qualify you to sit for the CLA exam offered by NALA and that DOES carry some ''clout.''...

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What job can i do with a degree in criminal justice?

A:  If you posess a degree - or any alternative qualification - then you''ll already be ahead of the masses when it comes to hunting for professions. My friend has a degree and he wasn''t certain what direction to go with it, but he stumbled upon some good instruction on the website in the resource box below which aided him to decide that he wanted to be a lab assistant. There is loads of help on the website regarding alternative professions....