Ohio criminal justice programs offer quality education to future law enforcement officers working towards academy acceptance, future attorneys who are completing an undergraduate criminal justice degree prior to law school, and future criminal justice professionals who need to obtain a bachelor degree in criminal justice to qualify for an entry-level criminal justice job.
Probation officer, correctional treatment specialist, sheriff’s patrol officer and police patrol officer are a few of the criminal justice careers commonly chosen by people entering the criminal justice field. In 2006, 94,000 criminal justice professionals were working as probation officers or correctional treatment specialists and 648,000 were employed as police and sheriff’s patrol officers. A report put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that these careers are expected to grow by 11% by the year 2016, resulting in 80,000 additional criminal justice jobs across the country. Criminal justice professionals working in Ohio can expect to see a comparable rate of growth in their state.
You can jumpstart your Ohio criminal justice career by browsing our comprehensive list of schools offering Ohio criminal justice programs, listed below.