Close up image of a student at the Essex County Court House.


No matter which track of Justice Studies you choose, you’ll learn to think critically, act ethically and understand your responsibility as a citizen of the world. Recognizing and responding to injustice will become your professional calling card, whether you’re going on to graduate studies or a career in law, law enforcement, corrections, government, social services or the nonprofit world.

Graduates from our program have gone on to work in:

  • Law enforcement at local, county, state and federal agencies
  • Law firms/ all areas of legal practice
  • Civil rights agencies
  • Corrections
  • Social service agencies
  • Government agencies
  • Human welfare agencies
  • Parole
  • Probation
  • Prosecutor’s Office
  • Public Defender’s Office
  • National and International social policy organizations
  • Superior and Federal courts
  • Public and private non-profit agencies

Justice Studies graduates also go on to pursue advanced degrees in the following areas:

  • Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Administration
  • Security Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Social Work
  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Child Advocacy
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Counseling