Career Opportunities

Administration of justice studentJob opportunities in Administration of Justice include:

  • Federal and state law enforcement
  • Police officer
  • Deputy sheriff
  • Probation officer
  • Corrections officer
  • State hospital police officer
  • City and county park ranger
  • Criminal investigator
  • Public safety dispatcher
  • Court workgroup positions
  • Forensic specialists
  • Crime lab technicians
  • Crime scene investigators
  • Criminologists

In California, the average entry-level salary for protective service occupations in 2010 was $52,119, according to the Employment Development Department (www.edd.ca.gov). The employment outlook for occupations in this category is expected to be favorable with average job growth of 8.4 percent. Annual job openings over the next eight years are expected to increase due to population growth and increasing rates of crime and incarceration.

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Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez
Administration of Justice Student

"I like the opportunities Allan Hancock offers me to reach my goal of obtaining my AA degree in criminal justice. I would recommend Allan Hancock College to all students because Allan Hancock College is here to help us all achieve our goals. For me this has been a great experience."
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Last Modified Apr 29, 2014