Criminal justice majors are prepared for positions as law-enforcement and corrections officers on the local, state, and federal levels and for positions with community agencies that deal with crime, the criminal justice system, and victims of crime.
Students who choose graduate school typically pursue doctoral programs in criminal justice or law schools.
Our recent graduates have been hired by the Buffalo Police Department, the Erie County Sheriff's Department, the Erie County Probation Department, the New York State Police, the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs and Immigration, and Erie County Victim Services.
Criminal Justice students have the opportunity to explore careers in the field and gain valuable hands-on experience through internship opportunities. View current internships listed through the department.