A major in Criminology provides an in-depth exposure to the total criminal justice system including law enforcement, detention, the judiciary, corrections, and probation and parole. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field of study within the social sciences that focuses on the study of crime and crime control by integrating theory, research, policy and practice.  Please note that some career titles below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Correctional Officer
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Probation Officer
Social Worker
Social Service Assistant

Related Criminology Links:

American Sociological Association
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Population Association of America
Social Science Research Council
The American Society of Criminology
US Department of Justice

Where else can I find information?

USF Criminology Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online