The Master's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at UL Lafayette provides a diverse skill set for a variety of jobs, whether inside or outside the criminal justice system. Our graduate program in criminal justice can give you a competitive edge in most careers by training you to analyze policy, apply theories of criminal behavior, and gain insight into the complex issues surrounding policing, courts, and corrections.
These skills, in addition to proficiency in data gathering, analysis, and reporting, can be applied to virtually any career in the field of social sciences.
Please find below a list of our past graduates' placements:
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Christina Pigott, MS 2016, Correctional Officer at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center
Restorative Justice Specialist
Danielle Doussan, MS 2017, Restorative Justice Facilitator with Jefferson Parish Schools
Social Services Administrator
Vanessa Adamson, MS 2018, Director at UL Lafayette AmeriCorps
Jessica White, MS 2015, Instructor in the First Year Experience Program at UL Lafayette
Julie Richard, MS 2017, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice at UL Lafayette
Research and Statistics Analyst
Stephen Laborde, MS 2015, Crime Statistics Analyst at Proforma Screening
Elizabeth Louviere, MS 2017, Legal Assistant at Elwell Law Firm
Mallory LaPorte, MS 2017, Legal Assistant
Dustin Edwards, MS 2017, Army
Mental Health/Social Services/Behavioral Health Caseworker
Rachel Austin, MS 2019 (expected), Behavior Support Specialist at Willow Charter Academy
Jude Bernard, MS 2016, Youth Support Specialist at Behavioral Services of Louisiana
Kady Rost, MS 2016, University of Denver
Courtney Molbert, MS 2018, HUB Enterprises, Inc.
Ciara Marlow, MS 2019, Louisiana Board of Pardons and Parole
Linsey Boudreax, MS 2019 (expected), Louisiana Board of Pardons and Parole