California Criminal Justice Schools
Choose your criminal justice program from the list of California schools below. You may choose from traditional classroom courses and flexible online programs, and from a variety of reputable criminal justice degrees. As the largest state in the U.S., California also offers excellent employment opportunities for criminal justice graduates. No other state employs as many law enforcement officers.
As a member of California’s law enforcement, you will:
- Carry out criminal investigations
- Provide assistance to civilians and other officers
- Gather and analyze evidence
- Work closely with attorneys to prosecute criminals
Some career figures for criminal justice graduates in California:
- Average annual salary: $77,290
- Currently employed: 75,730
- Employment outlook: 9% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.