Utah criminal justice programs provide classes and confer degrees that help prospective criminal justice professionals attain their goals, such as law enforcement officers who need to complete criminal justice courses before acceptance into the academy, lawyers looking for a solid understanding of criminal justice before law school, or students who plan to enter the criminal justice field with a bachelor degree, which is required for most entry-level positions.
The 2008-2009 edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, includes projections that many criminal justice careers will experience an 11% rate of growth during their projection decade, which is 2006-2016. For example, this would mean that the 94,000 correctional treatment specialists and probation officers and the 648,000 police and sheriff’s patrol officers working in the U.S. in 2006 could expect to see 80,000 additional job openings in their fields by 2016. A comparable rate of growth can be expected in Utah criminal justice careers.
If your professional goals include becoming a Utah criminal justice professional, find the criminal justice program that can help you reach this goal by looking through the below list of schools offering Utah criminal justice programs.