AOJ Career Opportunities

AOJ Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities in administration of justice are expected to grow faster than the average for all other occupations in the coming years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates may find opportunities at the federal and state level and greater opportunities in local or special departments and urban areas. Graduates are also equipped to pursue graduate study in legal studies, criminal justice, criminology, political science, or public service.

Federal-level Careers

  • Inspector or agent, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • Victim services specialist
  • Aide, United States Customs and Border Protection
  • Specialist, United States Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Officer, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Agent, Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Investigator or deportation officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 
  • Inspector General investigator
  • Investigator, Internal Revenue Service
  • Police officer, United State National Park Service
  • Investigator, United States Postal Service 
  • Agent, United States Secret Service

State-level Careers

  • Deputy sheriff
  • State investigator
  • County or municipal investigator
  • State police officer
  • Municipal police officer

Court-Related Careers

  • Court administrator
  • Domestic violence counselor
  • Paralegal
  • Pre-trial services officer
  • Research analyst
  • Support services coordinator

Correctional Careers

  • Correctional treatment specialist
  • Correctional officer
  • Employment counselor
  • Juvenile justice counselor
  • Parole officer
  • Probation officer
  • Runaway counselor
  • Substance abuse specialist

Private Security Careers

  • Retail security
  • Industrial security
  • Institutional security
  • Commercial security