Potential Career Paths
Employment opportunities exist for criminal justice majors in all areas of the legal, law enforcement, and justice systems. Students are also prepared to pursue graduate coursework in law or public policy as well as many other criminal justice-related disciplines. Employment opportunities exist at the managerial level in country, state, and federal criminal justice agencies.
Students with an earned associate’s degree in criminal justice from any accredited community college are eligible to apply to the criminal justice program. Specific pre-requisite courses may be required, please consult the Manager of Academic Programs before applying.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will transfer a maximum of 60 credits or one-half of the total degree credits required for a baccalaureate degree from a NJ county college to a Rutgers degree program for those students who have completed an A.A. or A.S. degree. Please visit the NJ Transfer website at www.njtransfer.org to look up the Recommended Transfer Program (RTP) for any undergraduate major at Rutgers. Students may be awarded up to 90 credits from a 4-year institution.
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We highly recommend contacting an advisor to help guide you through the application process.