Criminal justice degree jobs span areas such as law enforcement, the court system and corrections, all of which are vital to ensuring public safety. Although the field of criminal justice reaches across numerous occupations, as of May 2019, nearly 3.5 million people worked in protective service roles alone, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). After you earn a criminal justice degree, jobs that offer the opportunity to contribute to society are available both in the private sector and in the public sector at the federal, state and local levels.
Meet Stephanie Huddle, criminology and victimology instructor for the criminal justice program at Peru State College Online. Learn about Stephanie’s expansive, 17+ year career path and her views on the exciting possibilities with a criminal justice bachelor’s degree.
To America’s police officers everywhere, we honor you every day, but especially this week and this Friday, National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
As the culmination of National Police Week’s recognition, the day takes on a particularly special meaning this year…