Criminology Graduate Outcomes

The Criminology program at Stonehill is aligned with the liberal arts aspects of undergraduate education as opposed to the vocational training required for certain law enforcement careers. Some graduates advance to law school or pursue a master’s degree in criminal justice, which is required in many agencies for advanced positions.

Career Outcomes

Places where Stonehill graduates have recently been employed include:

  • Brockton Area Opioid Abuse Prevention Coalition
  • City Year Boston
  • Claims Bureau USA
  • Coca-Cola Corporation
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Dunkin’ Brands
  • Massachusetts Department of Correction
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety
  • Massachusetts General Court
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • NCIS
  • New Hampshire State Police
  • Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office
  • Social Security Administration
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Navy
  • Victim Witness Advocate in District Courts
  • Washington, D.C., Metro Police
“When I graduate, I’m not worried so much about how I’m going to start my career because I feel like all the experiences I’ve gained so far have prepared me … for the field of law enforcement.”
 James Lanier ’14

Professional Careers

  • Police Officer
  • Claims Manager
  • Corrections Officer
  • Detective
  • Police Prosecutor
  • Attorney
  • U.S. Customs Inspector
  • State Trooper
  • U.S. Border Patrol Agent
  • Government Service
  • Insurance Agent
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Prison Administrator
  • Corporate Security Investigator
  • Special Agent
  • Outside Claims Adjuster
  • Emergency Services
  • Chief of Staff

Entry-Level Careers

  • Lead Test Investigator
  • Social Worker
  • Associate Probation Officer
  • Police Dispatcher
  • Research Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Security Professional

Graduate/Professional School Studies

Places where Stonehill graduates have recently attended a full- or part-time graduate program include:

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Catholic University (J.D.)
  • Hofstra University (J.D.)
  • John Jay College (Ph.D.)
  • Marymount University (M.A. forensics)
  • Northeastern University
  • Suffolk University (M.A., J.D., M.P.A.) 
  • University of Tennessee

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