Majors

Criminal Justice Major Related Careers

The following careers are directly or indirectly related to the study of this major.  Click the job title to learn more about it. To search for more career options, visit OnetOnline.org.

Career Interests

John Holland developed a theoretical framework consisting of six general themes that describe broad areas interest relating to self and the working world. If you are interested in discovering your career interests, visit our What is Career Coaching? page to learn about the Strong Interest Inventory.

This major consists of the following themes:

  • Investigative
  • Social
  • Conventional

Criminal Justice Major Related Skills

Below is a sampling of skills related to this major mapped from the Skillscan Driver Assessment. The SkillScan assessment provides a simple 3-step process to help you learn about your strengths and weaknesses, the skills you enjoy and want to use in a career and those skills needing development. Consider taking the SkillScan assessment to better understand your skills as it relates to majors at IU.

Analytical

  • Analyze
  • Research

Relationship Skills

  • Resolve Conflict
  • Demonstrate Social-Cultural Sensitivity

Communication

  • Speak to Groups
  • Listen
  • Speak or Interact
  • Write
  • Negotiate

Management or Leadership

  • Make Decisions
  • Lead
  • Build a Team

Career Guides

Our unique IU Career Guides offers the A-Zs of each field’s preferred educational backgrounds, as well as employment opportunities and insider tips, industry-related interview questions, and a lot more. Below are related career guides for this major.