Employers Value Criminal Justice Majors
Criminal Justice The Department offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in criminal justice and a doctoral (Ph.D.) program in criminal justice and criminology. We meet the demands of undergraduate students by providing coursework that is theoretically driven and policy relevant. Readings, lectures, and research assignments are supplemented with field trips and with guest speakers who are recognized professionals in the field. These efforts are enhanced by a demanding, yet rewarding, internship program. Graduates are well positioned to work in the field of criminal justice or continue on to graduate or law school.
Criminal Investigation, Law Enforcement and Firearms are top skills for Criminal Justice majors.
Criminal Justice grads earn an average salary of $59K after 9 years in the industry.
Us Department Of Homeland Security, Department of Veterans Affairs and G4S are high paying employers of Criminal Justice majors.
24% of Criminal Justice graduates have an advanced degree.
Police Officer, Investigator and Probation Officer are common job titles for Criminal Justice graduates.
Fulton County Government, City of Atlanta and Georgia Bureau of Investigations are top employers of GSU Criminal Justice majors.
Trial Practice, Jury Trials and Criminal Defenses are skills that correlate with a higher salary for GSU Criminal Justice grads.
The IT industry is trending up for GSU Criminal Justice graduates.
District Attorney, Court Clerk and Criminal Investigator are top titles at Fulton County Government for GSU Criminal Justice grads.
The average salary for recent Criminal Justice grads from GSU is $48K.
Current Average Salary by Degree Level for All Majors
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
|$54.2K Bachelors||$71.8K Masters||$79.4K Doctorate|