Justice Administration Degree Program

Find Career Opportunities in Justice Administration

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are hundreds of thousands more opportunities in the field of Justice Administration than there are bachelor's degree graduates to fill them. Through 2018 demand for professionals in all areas of criminal justice, including digital forensics, homeland security studies, and policing will continue to increase. Earning a bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University can prepare you for an in-demand career in this field, providing you with the specialized skills, knowledge, and technological expertise you need to succeed. Discover our Justice Administration degree program.

Areas of Opportunity


Areas of Opportunity

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University, you'll be prepared for a number of exciting career fields. Here are some examples:

  • Investigations
  • Public Safety
  • Emergency Planning
  • Border Patrol
  • Corrections

Federal, state and local governments are the largest employers of professionals in the field of Justice Administration, however many of these specialists are critical to the operation of private organizations as well. These include:

  • Hospitals and medical facilities
  • Waste management and disposal companies
  • Airport and other transportation facilities
  • Power generation and supply services
  • Emergency and other relief services

DeVry's Justice Administration bachelor's degree program and any of its specializations are educational programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement or as a police officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency- please be advised that additional qualifications are likely to be required. Applicants for jobs in the justice administration field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfac­tory screening results may result in denial of an offer for a position in the criminal justice related fieldBefore enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.