Criminal Justice students are in-demand in the workplace. Our graduates pursue a variety of careers in law, counseling, law enforcement, the courts system and corrections.
Potential career paths include:
- Local/State Law Enforcement: Police Officer, State Trooper, Detective, Sheriff, Crime Analyst, Intelligence Analyst, Department of Public Safety Telecommunicator
- Federal Law Enforcement: ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) Agent, Drug Enforcement Agency Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent, Secret Service Agent, Central Intelligence Agency Agent or Analyst, Department of Homeland Security Agent, US Postal Inspector, US Marshalls Service Agent, TSA (Transportation Security Administrator or Officer), United States Park Ranger, Crime Analyst, Intelligence Analyst
- Private Security: Security Officer, Retail Loss Prevention Specialist, Private Investigator, Private Intelligence Analyst
- Corrections: Adult/Juvenile Parole Officer, Correctional Officer, Case worker, Mental health counselor, Youth Counselor
- Human Services: Mental Health Technician, Child and Family Social Worker, Youth Advocate, Crisis Counselor, Victims Advocate, Therapist
- Legal/Courts: Prosecutor, Defense Attorney, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Court Clerk, Adult Probation Officer, Juvenile Court Probation Officer, Court Administration
- Research: Researcher, Analyst, Policy Development
Temple’s Career Services is a central resource and provides resume critiques, interview techniques, local job fair information and current available job listings. The resources available through Temple’s Career Services equips students with vital tools to navigate in the current work force. Students may also wish to consider furthering their studies in our graduate program which offers Master’s and Doctoral degree programs.
In addition, through our faculty’s contacts with practitioners in courts, corrections and policing, as well as via active involvement by undergraduates in internships and research activities, students are given excellent grounding for employment, law school or graduate school.
Make Your Declaration
The College of Liberal Arts has the largest selection of academic offerings at Temple University. Our students have the flexibility to explore all of their interests – from the humanities and social sciences to business and the media arts.
For a complete list of our academic offerings visit liberalarts.temple.edu
The Office of Admissions offers tours daily. To register for a tour, please go to temple.edu/visit. If you would like to experience the College of Liberal Arts firsthand you can take advantage of the various visit opportunities we have throughout the year, including the Liberal Arts Preview Day.
Thinking Of Transferring?
The College of Liberal Arts offers a great deal of flexibility to help you accomplish your goals as efficiently as possible.
To learn more about transferring to Temple, please visit temple.edu/transfer
When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at admissions.temple.edu/apply
- February 1: Freshman Application Deadline for Fall Semester
- March 1: FAFSA Financial Aid Application Deadline
- November 1: Transfer Deadline for Spring Semester
- June 1: Transfer Deadline for Fall Semester