Criminal Justice Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

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Criminal Justice Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

Department: Criminal Justice

Total Credit Hours: 62-68 credits

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What Is the Criminal Justice Transfer Program?

This transfer program focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes and its legal and public policy contexts. It includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Occupation Overview

Criminal Justice graduates may enter fields ranging from protective services, law enforcement and criminology.

Occupational Outlook

Because of the multitude of careers in this field, the outlook is varied. Positions that have a bright outlook in the criminal justice field include child support services workers, compliance officers, emergency management specialists and fraud investigators. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high-growth industries.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 3 million workers are employed in the criminal justice field.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the criminal justice field earn a mean average of $49,860 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Criminal Justice - Transfer Careers

Graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in criminal justice are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: anti-terrorism intelligence agent, arbitrator, ballistics expert, border patrol agent, computer security specialist, court reporter, criminal investigator, emergency management specialist, fraud investigator, harbor, lake and waterways police, hearing officer, mediator, narcotics investigator, parole officer, police artist, police officer.

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