Career Opportunities
Our graduates have found employment is a variety of settings suited to their skills and interests. Here is a brief sampling of careers in the field:

Law Enforcement
Police Officer
County Sheriff
State Trooper
Park Ranger
Conservation Officer
U.S. Marshal

Homeland Security
Intelligence Analyst
Border Protection Officer
Border Patrol Agent
Customs/Import Specialist
Transportation Security Screener
Air Marshal

Corporate Security
Corporate Security Officer
Security Consultant
Loss Prevention Manager 
Investigation
Detective/Investigator
Special Agent
Regulatory Inspector
Crime Scene Examiner
Crime Lab Analyst
Document Analyst
Criminologist

Court Services
Pretrial Services/Probation Officer
Prosecutor/Defense Attorney
Bailiff
Court Clerk/Administrator
Court Reporter

Business & Industry
Private Security Guard
Private Investigator
Ethics/Compliance Officer
Corrections
Correctional Officer
Juvenile Counselor
Case Manager
Treatment Specialist
Detention & Deportation Officer
Prison Administrator/Warden
Parole Officer

Social Services
Social Worker
Child Protection Worker
Victim Advocate
Vocational Instructor

Emergency Services
Communications Dispatcher

Ministry
Prison Chaplain

Some criminal justice students choose to pursue advanced degrees after attending DWU, including law school, seminary, or graduate programs in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, human services or related disciplines.
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800-333-8506



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Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
800-333-8506
Copyright © 2014 Dakota Wesleyan University
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