Are you interested in a criminal justice career in Colorado? We can help you to get an easy overview of what kind of criminal justice jobs are available here in Colorado and how/where you get the appropriate training. A career in criminal justice is rewarding and usually very safe in regards to economic ups’ and downs’ that other professions experience.
I did a quick search for matching jobs and as an example I found job openings in Mesa County that offer a solid pay and lots of room for career advancement. As an example, Mesa County is currently looking for a Criminal Justice Case Manager, Criminal Justice Officer, and a few other related candidates. Assuming that you are a new starter regarding a career in criminal justice it is important to know where to learn such a profession.
You have probably heard of the University of Phoenix which is the largest private university in the United States. UoP offers several different programs for careers in criminal justice. As an example, individuals can earn a BS in Criminal Justice Administration which would probably go well with the job opening for a Criminal Justice Case Manager in Mesa County. University of Phoenix has several locations here in Colorado where one could earn this degree + many of their courses are available online as well.
Other jobs in the criminal justice field are probation officers. Probation officers work with people who were sentenced to probation (instead of being sent to jail) and they also work with parolees. Parolees are people released from prison that can serve the remainder of their sentences under the supervision of a probation officer. Probation officers are usually required to complete a four-year degree program in an area like correctional counseling, criminal justice, sociology, or psychology. You can see that the program of the University of Phoenix would fit very well into this career path. Of course, individuals can also earn these degrees from a community college of their choice and other schools as these types of degrees are available at those as well. There are other private educational institutions who help in finding a matching college to learn the profession you are most interested in. It is important to pick an institution that can provide the most value for your dollars.
Law enforcement forensics, law, CIA, corrections, and homeland security are just a sampling of potential careers that oftentimes require a degree of some sort. When I was looking around for some offers it was quite confusing to determine which provider was really out there to help and not just looking for my money. So, please be careful when picking a provider to make sure they have your best in mind and not just your money.