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Criminal Justice Careers

Students have obtained careers in the following areas. Some require education beyond a bachelor’s degree.

  • Police officer
  • Security officer
  • Fraud investigator
  • Loss prevention manager
  • Legal assistant
  • Court administrator
  • Caseworker
  • Addiction counselor
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Research assistant



A significant aspect of the criminal justice program is the requirement of an internship. The internship aids students in attaining work experience and to enhance prospective employment opportunities. The internships are once a week, six to eight hours for one semester. Past internships included:

  • Suffolk County Police Department
  • Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
  • Suffolk County Probation Department
  • Long Island Women’s Coalition
  • Alternatives for Youth
  • Timothy Hill Children's Ranch