How do I know if I should major in criminology or criminal justice?
I know I want to go into one of those fields but I’m just not sure which one. I like criminal justice because of the impact I could have and how exciting and interesting it sounds, but I enjoy the social aspects of criminology. Which one should I do?
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I hope you can get an idea of what it is you want, and of the type of degree you need. Fill free to reach out (we have our contact information - emails at least) in this site.... Most of us are happy to help discuss what we do and why...and that's what makes this forum exciting. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Here are a few career options to research:
-Probation & Parole Officers
-Police Officers/Sheriff Deputy
-State Law Enforcement Agencies (Like the FBI but in your respective state. For instance in SC it would be called
SLED- State Law Enforcement Division)
-Local jails/detention centers
- Juvenile Corrections
- Local courts/municipalities
- Solicitor/Public Defender’s Offices
Natarsha recommends the following next steps: