Careers and Outcomes

Leading the pursuit of justice

Our graduates use a master's degree to advance in their profession and prepare for law and doctoral programs.

The Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice is applicable to advancement in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • Federal, state, and local law enforcement
  • Federal, state, and county probation and parole
  • County jails
  • Federal and state prisons
  • Juvenile justice organizations
  • Child victim advocacy
  • Homeland security
  • Counter-terrorism

Missouri State Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a criminal justice degree. You can view their recommendations by downloading the “What can I do with this major?” PDF.