Criminal Justice Program

Careers in Criminal Justice

Students who complete an undergraduate degree in criminal justice at The University of Toledo are prepared to work in a variety of fields within the criminal justice system, including but not limited to, law enforcement, corrections and community service.  Some graduates also go further for a law degree and/or masters in criminal justice. Please click here to see a list of potential job opportunities for students with a degree in criminal justice.

Below are some job opportunities that were available to our Criminal Justice students. 

  • Abercrombie & Fitch Asset Protection Agent, Detroit (September 2014)
  • Wal-Mart Asset Protection Associate, Toledo (September 2014)
  • Part-Time Juvenile Detention Specialist, Monroe County Michigan (September 2014)
  • Ocean City, Maryland Police Department, Seasonal Employment
  • JCPenney Loss Prevention (October 2014)
  • City of Akron Police Department (November 2014)
  • Findlay Police Department (November 2014) 

Internship Opportunities

WISH Internships (Washington, D.C.)

The Criminal Justice Program hosts an annual career fair (usually in February of the Academic Year) where agencies from the local, state, and federal level attend.  In addition, agencies from states surrounding Ohio also attend.  Students who attend this event have the ability to speak with agents already in the field as well as discuss future career and internships opportunities. A list of the agencies that have attended in the past can be found below.

Criminal Justice Agencies

Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution

Bowling Green State University Police Department

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)

Cedar Point Police Department

City of Columbus Division of Police Recruiting Unit

City of Sylvania Police Division

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Bureau of Prisons: Federal Correctional Institution Elkton

Indiana State Police

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

IRS Criminal Investigation

Lexington Police Department

Louisville Metro Police Department

Lucas County Canine Care and Control

Lucas County Juvenile Probation/Parole

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

Lucas County Victim Witness Assistance Program

Michigan State Police

Middleburg Heights Police Department

Northwest Community Corrections Center

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction/Adult Parole Authority

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Owens Community College Police Academy

Piqua Police Department

Sandusky Police Department

State of Michigan Department of Corrections

The Correctional Treatment Facility

Toledo Metroparks

Toledo Correctional Institution

Toledo Police Department

University of Toledo Army ROTC

University of Toledo College of Law

University of Toledo Police Department

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Navy

U.S. Pretrial Services and Probation Office

U.S. Secret Service

Wayne County Airport Authority

Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Other Agencies Attending:

A Home for You

A Renewed Mind

Bethany House


Kids Count Too, Inc.

Lutheran Homes Society Housing Services

Marathon Petroleum Company LP

National Youth Advocate Program

Semro, Henry & Spinazze Ltd.

Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice

The Center for Child and Family Advocacy

The Nord Center

The University of Toledo Office of Legal Affairs

Toledo Fair Housing Center

United Way 2-1-1

Veterans Administration Ann Arbor Health System

Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio

Zepf Center

Last Updated: 11/29/17