SKILLS NEEDED

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  • Analysis of societal and economic factors leading to crime
  • Broad understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system
  • Critical thinking
  • Ethical leadership and decision-making
  • Research and technological proficiency
  • Oral and written communication
  • Intercultural competence and knowledge
  • Interviewing skills and detail orientation

SALARIES (median)

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  • Probation Officer - $50,160
  • Correctional Officer - $42,820
  • Private Investigator - $48, 190
  • Fish and Game Warden - $55,670
  • Security Guard - $25,770
  • Forensic Science Technician - $56,750
  • Fraud Investigator - $58,460
  • Police Officer - $61,600
  • State Trooper - $55,010
  • Federal Officer/Agent - $61,600 (FBI, DEA, Customs and Immigration Enforcement, U.S. Postal Inspector, U.S. Marshal, U.S. Secret Service)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career Oppurtunities
  • Law Enforcement (local, state and/or federal)
  • Corrections or Probation Officer
  • Forensics
  • Private Security
  • Private investigator
  • Military
  • Social Services
  • Compliance Manager
  • Juvenile justice

Criminal Justice FAST FACTS

  • Program director is a former FBI agent
  • Uses analytical tools such as Analyst’s Notebook 6
  • Intelligence Studies minor centers on organized crime, drug trafficking, political corruption, and human smuggling
  • Based on justice, forgiveness, rehabilitation, and preferential options for the poor and disenfranchised
  • Criminal Justice majors may complete the Municipal Police Academy curriculum as part of their four-year degree experience
  • Our graduates are employed by state police departments in PA, DE, NJ and MD, the Philadelphia PD and many local departments
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Our faculty understand the real scenarios that happen, and they bring that into the classroom.


— Thania Orozco
Criminal Justice
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Neumann University Criminal Justice graduates have obtained jobs with the following employers:

  • The Glen Mills Schools
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Philadelphia Mental Health Center
  • George W. Hill Correctional Facility
  • Hillsborough County (Florida) Probation Office

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INFORMATION

SPOTLIGHT

BA in CRIMINAL JUSTICE

VIEW THE OFFICIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE CATALOG INFORMATION

Demi More
Class of 2011

For my internship I worked with the Delaware County Criminal Investigative Unit. I was doing hands on work going to crime scenes.