Criminal Justice and Legal
What Can You Do With A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice?
A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can help you prepare for a variety of law enforcement roles. As a criminal justice major, your skills and knowledge can help you make a difference every day. But how do you get started and what’s the best criminal justice job for you?
Jan 11, 2023
8 min read
How to Prepare for a Criminal Justice Career
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in public service, criminal justice might be the right field for you. Jobs are found at every level, from local to state to federal, and even in the private sector, with a constant need for qualified individuals to fill roles. Because of the varying levels at which you can work, those with a background in criminal justice also have more than one career field from which to choose, offering something to fulfill a variety of interests. However, it’s important that you have the right credentials in place if you want to start a criminal justice career, and Penn Foster can help you get on the right track.
Apr 22, 2021
4 min read
What to Look for in a Criminal Justice Curriculum
Criminal justice is a worthy field to work in, having an impact on our daily lives and society, though it can be challenging both mentally and physically. There are jobs to be found at every level, whether it be private, local, state, or federal. A degree in criminal justice can open a lot of doors to potential careers, but if you want to be successful, a well-rounded curriculum is essential to preparing you for what you face in the real world.
Nov 23, 2020
5 min read
How to Become A Private Investigator
Becoming a private investigator often starts with earning your high school diploma. From there, depending on the state you live in, you’ll pursue training and education, gain on-the-job work experience, and apply for a license. If you’re detail-oriented and love solving problems, this could be the career for you. This is what you need to know about becoming a private investigator.
Jun 03, 2020
3 min read
What is a Physical Therapy Aide?
A physical therapy aide is someone who supports the physical therapists and therapist assistants to help patients recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain. If you want to start an entry-level career in the healthcare field that allows you to help others, becoming a physical therapy aide could be the perfect job for you. Here’s what they do and how to become one.
Nov 13, 2019
8 min read
Legal Careers You Can Apply For Without a Law Degree
Pursuing a career in a legal environment doesn't have to involve a huge investment in law school! Check out these overlooked-yet-rewarding careers in the legal field that won't require extensive schooling and a huge financial commitment.
Sep 28, 2016
3 min read
What Does a Paralegal Do
Becoming a paralegal is a great choice for those interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. But what exactly do paralegals do? Learn about the daily roles and responsibilities of paralegals right here in the Student Life Blog!
Mar 29, 2016
4 min read