Alumni Careers

Below are examples of the jobs held by criminal justice alumni. Visit our Resources page for links to local, state, and federal agencies and job postings.

Bachelor’s Degree

Case manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Crime journalist/reporter

Deputy sheriff

Forensic investigator

Juvenile probation officer


Legal assistant

Municipal court magistrate supervisor

Parole officer

Police officer (campus and city)

Security consultant

Transportation security administrator, Transportation Security Administration

U.S. Secret Service

Special investigative unit for State Farm insurance company

Master’s Degree

Academic faculty

Administrative officer, Army National Guard

Anti-terrorism consultant

City district commander

City police chief

Corporate security supervisor

County probation director

District judge

Financial services representative


PhD student

Resident agent in charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Special agent, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Supervisor of education, women’s correctional facility

Child and family advocate, Tuscaloosa Children’s Center