What Can I Do With A CRLS Degree?

Professional Opportunities

There are ample professional opportunities for graduates of our criminology and law studies program. Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree in criminology and law studies can expect to find jobs as:

  • police officers
  • detectives and investigators
  • correctional officers
  • crime analysts
  • paralegals

Continue Your Education

Many of our students also continue their education by applying to:

  • law schools
  • graduate schools offering master's and doctoral degrees in criminology, criminal justice and forensic psychology

How do I prepare for a job in Criminology and Law Studies?

One of the best way to prepare for your CRLS career is to take advantage of our Interdisciplinary Internship Program. This program allows many of our students to get placements with criminal justice agencies in the Milwaukee area and learn practical skills that help our graduates in their future professions. Another great way to increase your chances at getting a job after graduation is to combine a CRLS major with another program such as:

  • Psychology
  • Social welfare and justice
  • Sociology
  • Political science

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