Justice Administration Careers

Following the Pursuit of Justice

Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Justice Administration1 from DeVry University can prepare you for many careers in criminal justice, including homeland security, policing and forensics. We will provide you with the specialized skills, knowledge, and technological expertise you need to take advantage of this broad job market. 

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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

Career Opportunities

When you earn your degree from DeVry, you'll be prepared for a number of exciting career fields, including:

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

1DeVry'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 field. Before enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.