Criminal Justice

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Criminal Justice degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Account Executive
Border Patrol Agent
Bureau of Diplomatic Security Agent
College Professor
Corporate Investigator
Correctional Officer
Crime and Intelligence Analyst
Customs Inspector

Deputy Marshal
FBI, ATF, DEA, and INS Agent
Law Enforcement Officer
Loss Prevention Agent
Management Consultant
Management Trainee

Parole and Probation Officer
Private Investigator
Public Relations Specialist
Sales Manager
Secret Service Special Agent
Social/Community Service Manager
Social Service Worker


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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