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What Can You Do With a Criminal Justice Degree?

The increasing complexity of our criminal justice system is creating a steady growth in career opportunities in law enforcement, the court and corrections systems, victim and child advocacy, education and the law.

Earning your criminal justice degree at Angelo State will prepare you for careers in law enforcement, corrections and probation/parole, crime analysis, the military, homeland security and education, or to apply to law school.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Mark Jarmon has been my absolute favorite professor I’ve had so far. He is very interactive with his students and ensures our success.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Ryleigh McKinney</strong>, Criminal Justice, Class of 2024</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My Criminal Justice Degree at Angelo State?

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Internship Opportunities

Gain hands-on experience through our available internships. Our faculty will work with you to help you find an internship that best fits your career goals and interests.

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Military Friendly

Angelo State has been designated a “Military Friendly School” and “Military Spouse Friendly School” by VIQTORY Media and G.I. Jobs magazine. We have also been named a Top 10 “Best for Vets College” by the Military Times. Our VETS Center is here to help you with your military education benefits, and TA Scholarships are available.

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Networking Opportunities

Join our Criminal Justice Student Association to develop deeper relationships with your classmates, as well as take advantage of opportunities for career services, networking and special events.

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    Challenge Yourself

    Take your education to the next level in the ASU Honors Program. Through special courses, cultural events, research and community engagement, we’ll help you transform your intellectual and personal talents into marketable skills for your future. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in prestigious internships, fellowships and other programs to reach your full potential.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.