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Criminal Justice Associate Degree Jobs Are Exciting

Criminal justice associate degree jobs are challenging and worthwhile. The growing emphasis on homeland security and crime prevention has created demand for professionals in criminal justice careers. Your associate degree in criminal justice will put you on the path to a wide range of respected careers, including corrections, corporate security, forensic science, private investigation or court and legal-system support.

Compensation for criminal justice professionals is competitive. For instance, corrections officers earn median annual pay of $40,580*, while legal support workers earn median annual pay of $53,920**. Your Ashworth College education will help you get started in these and other criminal justice associate degree jobs.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Advance your skills so you can achieve your goals in fascinating criminal justice associate degree jobs. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Correctional Officers and Bailiffs (September 14, 2016). **O*NET OnLine, Summary Report for Legal Support Workers, All Other (September 14, 2016).