Career Opportunities

Opportunities for Administration of Justice majors

Employment opportunities in Administration of Justice are expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations in all career fields in the coming years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates may find opportunities at the federal and state level, with even greater opportunities available for jobs in local or special departments and urban areas. Graduates are also equipped to pursue graduate study in legal studies, administration of justice, or public service.

Federal Level

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Inspector or Agent
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Customs Aide
  • Drug Enforcement Specialist
  • Environmental Conservation Officer
  • FBI Agent, Fish and Wildlife Agent
  • Immigration and Naturalization Investigator or Deportation Officer
  • Inspector General Investigator
  • Internal Revenue Investigator
  • Park Police Officer
  • Postal Service Investigator
  • Secret Service Agent

State Level

  • Deputy Sheriff or State Investigator
  • County or Municipal Investigator
  • State Police Officer
  • Municipal Police Officer


  • Court Administrator
  • Domestic Violence Counselor
  • Paralegal
  • Pretrial Services Officer
  • Research Analyst
  • Support Services Coordinator

Correctional Careers

  • Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Correctional Officer
  • Employment Counselor
  • Juvenile Justice Counselor
  • Parole Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Runaway Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Specialist

Private Security Careers

  • Retail Security
  • Industrial Security
  • Institutional Security
  • Commercial Security Positions