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University of Illinois Springfield

Department of Criminal Justice University of Illinois Springfield

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What You Can Do With This Degree

Our graduates work as probation officers, wardens and other corrections officials, director-level and comparable administrative positions in law enforcement, conservation police, child abuse investigators, domestic violence experts, and substance abuse counselors, to name a few. Many students choose to pursue advanced degress, including the Ph.D. and J.D.

Recent employers include:

  • Illinois State Police
  • Sangamon County Probation
  • Illinois Department of Corrections
  • Center for Prevention of Abuse
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police
  • Illinois Department of Human Services