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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Heather Deniz

Heather Deniz
Administration of Justice Student

"Allan Hancock College has given me the highest quality of instructors and greatest variety of classes, especially considering how affordable tuition is. The campus has a wonderful community feel with lots of resources to aid in reaching my goals of achieving my administration of justice degree."
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Last Modified Jan 21, 2014