What are ways to narrow down my career interest in Criminal Justice?
I'm a first generation college student and I am currently on my 3rd/last year at a community college. I am trying to create a plan to transfer to a university but I am not only having trouble choosing a specific major but my overall path. I have always had an interest in Criminal Justice but, frankly, I am just not exposed enough to the field. I wish to obtain a Masters education at the very least but I am researching endlessly with little results.
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Hope this helps.
Criminal Justice is a broad field with many jobs. Corrections, Probation and Parole, Court Security, Investigations, Crime Scene, Forensics, Crime Labs, and Policy Makers (Academics) are just a few that come to mind. Also, where do you envision using your degree? Federal jobs, State or Local Law Enforcement, or teaching at local or University levels?
I would encourage you to visit with a Criminal Justice advisor at your college. Also, look into a local internship which will give you an inside look at Criminal Justice operations.
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