A degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology prepares graduates for work in many criminal justice related fields. The areas include:

  • Law
  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections (probation, parole, community corrections and other areas)
  • Criminal justice planning
  • Private security field
  • Graduate schools

Please contact a faculty member or MSU Denver Career Services  for additional information. The Career Services Website provides specific information on careers in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Resources for Criminal Justice Students and Financial Assistance & Scholarships also have information that may be useful for you.

If you’re thinking about going to law school, you may find this Pre-Law Advising from Department of Political Science at MSU Denver very informative.

For an additional source of information, click on the Riley Guide, BestColleges.com, Exploring Law Enforcement Careers, and CriminalJustice.com. It will take you to some additional job ideas.

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Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology (CJC)

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our office by emailing Catherine Reddy, CJC Administrative Assistant.

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Office Location & Hours

We are located in the Administration Building, Suite 310.

In-Person Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Hours: Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Mailing Address

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 10
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362