Career & College Prep

Criminal Justice

Set the Bar High

Do you dream of making the world a safer, more just place? If so, a career in law, public safety, and security could be what you’re looking for. Dive into courses designed with input from criminal justice and community experts!

Criminal Justice—Students in this pathway learn what it takes to protect the lives and property of community members, including controlling traffic; preventing and investigating crimes; enforcing laws and ordinances; and apprehending, arresting, and processing suspected criminals.

Some of the jobs include:

  • Police, fire, and ambulance dispatcher
  • Police and patrol officer
  • Animal control officer
  • Customs and border protection officer
  • Marine enforcement officer
  • Fingerprint identification technician
  • Railroad police
  • Customs inspectors

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Certified Indiana County Jail Officer