Career Services

Criminal Justice Skills and Related Careers

Skills

  • Ability to identify and analyze social problems and develop solutions
  • Broad understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system
  • Computer literacy
  • Considerations of gender & race
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Ethics and moral values
  • Interviewing skills
  • Knowledge of legal structures
  • Patience
  • Quantitative skills
  • Research strategies
  • Skills in research and scientific methodology
  • Strong background in humanities, social science, & natural science
  • Supervision & management skills
  • Understanding nature of crimes
  • Understanding societies' reaction to crimes
  • Written & presentation skills

Related Career

  • Airport Security Officer
  • Bailiff
  • Body Guard
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Child Support Agency Worker
  • CIA Agent
  • Community Service Coordinator
  • Compliance Manager
  • Corrections Officer
  • Court Administrator
  • Court Clerk
  • Customs Agent
  • Deportation Officer
  • Deputy Marshall
  • Detective
  • Discrimination Investigator
  • Drug Enforcement Agent
  • Employment Agency Recruiter Park Ranger
  • Environmental Conservation Officer
  • FBI Agent
  • Fish & Game Warden
  • Housing/Tenant Representative
  • Industrial Security Specialist
  • Juvenile Court Counselor
  • Law Clerk
  • Litigation Manager
  • Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Military Officer
  • Naval Investigator
  • Non-Profit Organization Advocate
  • Paralegal
  • Police Officer
  • Postal Service Investigator
  • Pre-Trial Services Officer
  • Private Security Officer
  • Probation & Parole Officer
  • Public Safety Officer
  • SBI Agent
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Sheriff
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • US Customs Agent
  • US Marshall
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Youth Advocate

Jobs Requiring Additional Education or Experience

  • Attorney
  • Contracts Administrator
  • Coroner
  • Corrections Facilities Manager
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Criminologist
  • FBI Agent
  • Law Librarian
  • Penologist
  • Police Detective
  • Private Investigator
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Warden
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