Professional Studies

What Can You Do With a Criminal Justice Degree?

Suppose you could have a career where you could serve as a role model, solve problems, navigate chaos, promote safety — and make a difference? Sounds idealistic? Not really. A bachelor’s in criminal justice can lead to a career that will allow you to do all that and empower you to make change for the …

Behind the Camera: Getting a Master’s Degree in Film Production

Hollywood insiders often joke that there are two “entry-level” jobs in the movie industry. The first is on the bottom rung of the ladder as a Production Assistant (PA); the second is at the very top of the tree as a Director. Both roles require candidates to possess a great deal of skill, talent, persistence, …

Law Enforcement Education: Career Boosting Options

Jeannine Johns’ law enforcement education began with an interest in horticulture. Like one-third of all U.S. undergraduates who change their major at least once during college, Johns started at the University of California-Riverside (UCR) as a horticulture major but eventually settled on a degree in sociology. It was a sociology professor who initially suggested that …

What Can You Do With Prelaw Degree

When you imagine your professional future, what do you see? Do you picture advocating for clients in court, counseling others on their rights, or supporting our country’s legal system? Or maybe you envision diving into research, finding compromises during conflict, and honing your communication skills so you earn the professional respect of those around you. …