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Athabasca University

Criminal Justice (CJ) Major

Obtain the higher education knowledge and skills you need to advance your career

How does this major fit with my career path?

If you are interested in increasing your employment and advancement opportunities in policing, correctional services, or law and security administration, you can benefit from this degree.

This major is an excellent fit for those working or aspiring to work in occupations such as (but not limited to)

  • police officer
  • canadian intelligence officer
  • correctional officer
  • probation officer
  • policy analyst (provincial and federal solicitor general departments)
  • youth worker (young offenders)
  • customs officer
  • military police officer
  • parole officer
  • crime analyst
  • private/corporate investigator
  • special constable (solicitor general/justice/municipal departments)

Updated February 23 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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