Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Career Opportunities in Criminal Justice

In an uncertain world, justice lies at the intersection of public safety and the preservation of human rights. It is with this in mind that Norwich University has designed a criminal justice program that builds upon decades of innovation and our legacy of public service to address the current challenges facing law enforcement, the U.S. military, and organizations connected to the criminal justice system. Norwich’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice online program offers challenging, relevant courses that help prepare working adults to advance in the field of criminal justice, or begin rewarding new careers in public service.

Career Outcomes

Our online criminal justice degree program has its roots in Norwich’s near 200-year legacy of developing leaders in the military, government, and public and private sectors. Norwich graduates have enjoyed a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities and have served with distinction and pride at the local, state, national and international level.

Examples of Career Paths

  • Chief of Police
  • Company Commander
  • Correctional Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Criminal Justice Department Chair
  • Deputy U.S. Marshal
  • Director of Public Safety
  • Major, Field Force Commander
  • Patrol Officer
  • Police Captain
  • Security Officer
  • Senior Special Agent

Types of Employers

  • State and municipal law enforcement agencies
  • U.S. military
  • Private security firms
  • Technology companies
  • Education/training organizations
  • Federal government agencies