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Mini-Guide Provides Information to Students Considering Criminal Justice Degrees

Online PR News – 07-July-2011 – – Hoboken, New Jersey – In celebration of the Independence Day holiday, announced today that it has made a mini-guide available to students considering a criminal justice degree. For those interested in patriotic careers, criminal justice jobs offer an opportunity to serve and protect the communities in which they live, while also advancing a rewarding career. The Criminal Justice Mini-Guide provides detailed information about this competitive field, such as education expected, benefits, possible employers and types of positions graduates can apply for.

Potential jobs for criminal justice degree program grads include:

• Airport Security Officer
• Border Patrol Agent
• Deportation Officer
• Drug Enforcement Agent
• Military Officer
• Park Ranger
• Police Officer
• Private Security Officer
• Public Safety Officer
• U.S. Customs Agent
• U.S. Marshal

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects significant job growth for many criminal justice related career fields. In fact, through 2018, BLS estimates that demand for police and detectives will increase 10 percent, probation officers and correctional treatment specialists by 19 percent and private detectives and investigators by 22 percent.

Most criminal justice careers require at least a bachelor’s degree and some may even require more advanced education such as a master’s degree. Those with military experience are often well suited for employment in law enforcement and criminal justice fields, and now that accredited online education is more widely available, military students can earn their degree while serving since they can attend online courses from anywhere in the world. Colleges and universities that offer online criminal justice degrees include Boston University, University of Colorado – Denver and UMASS Online.

To learn more about online college degrees, courses and schools, prospective students should visit

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