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D.C.J. Degree Program: Careers

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Research indicates there is a growing demand for doctoral-level education in the field of criminal justice.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Center for Workforce Information and Analysis, 24% of doctoral program graduates find work outside of academia, in local, state or federal agencies, or with private research firms.

The Doctor of Criminal Justice at California University of Pennsylvania is designed specifically for these career-focused professionals.

Goals of the D.C.J. program at Cal U include:

  • Enhancing careers of mid- to senior-level criminal justice professionals by focusing on building skills in areas such as policy implementation and in-depth analysis.
  • Developing leadership skills to advance the careers of criminal justice practitioners.
  • Providing professionals experienced in criminal justice with the foundation for consulting or embarking on a second career.
  • Providing additional credentials in training and other areas through collaboration with the Pennsylvania Center for Criminological and Forensic Sciences.

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