Careers in Criminal Justice

What Kind of Jobs Can I Get With a Criminal Justice Degree?

Our liberal arts program qualifies graduates to pursue both professional and further academic goals. Employment opportunities for those with Bachelor's degrees in criminal justice include entry-level positions in the following areas:

  • Federal Government:
    • Border Protection.
    • U.S. Marshals.
    • Governmental Investigation Services.
  • Law Enforcement:
    • State Police.
    • Local Police.
  • Court Administration & Investigation.
  • Juvenile Justice.
  • Probation/Parole Officer.
  • Corrections:
    • Administration.
    • Corrections Officer.
  • Graduate School:
    • Law School.
    • Criminal Justice Graduate Studies.
    • Behavioral Sciences.

SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center

Our Career Development Center provides services, resources, and programs designed to help students and alumni to better understand the career development process, and to enhance their professional preparation and employability.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

For more information about the criminal justice program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Thomas Nolan, Chair
Office: Redcay Hall 236
Phone: (518) 564-3308
Fax: (518) 564-3333
Email: tnola002@plattsburgh.edu