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Criminal Justice Career Opportunities

The Bachelor's of Science in Criminal Justice at UL Lafayette provides a diverse skill set for a variety of entry-level positions, whether inside or outside the criminal justice system. Our program in criminal justice can give you a competitive edge in most careers by training you to work in the field, apply theories of criminal behavior, and gain insight into the complex issues surrounding policing, courts, and corrections. In addition, you will gain an enhanced understanding of justice problems, policies, programs, and solutions. These skills can be applied to a variety of careers in the social science field.

  • Air Marshal
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • CIA Analyst/Officer
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist/Youth Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • DEA Agent
  • Emergency Management
  • Probation Officer/Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Victims’ Advocate
  • Paralegal
  • Mental Health Caseworker
  • Social Service Specialist
  • Law Enforcement

The Office of Career Services is a division of Student Affairs and provides services to UL Lafayette students and alumni in career planning, development, and job-seeking strategies. They are the major link between students/alumni and potential employers. USA Jobs is another great place to look for career opportunities in the Criminal Justice Field.