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Criminal Science


Criminology is the scientific study of crime as an individual and social phenomenon. Criminological research areas include the incidence and forms of crime as well as its causes and consequences. They also include social and governmental regulations and reactions to crime. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in the behavioural sciences, drawing especially on the research of sociologists and psychologists, as well as on writings in law.

Careers

Social Scientists
Wage: $75,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 4.7%
Self Employed: 7.2%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 20.1%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Social and Community Service Managers
Wage: $60,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 24.7%
Self Employed: 5.9%
Unemployment Rate: 3.5%
Employed Part Time: 11.6%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Wage: $45,910
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.9%
Self Employed: 0.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.8%
Employed Part Time: 12.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Community and Social Service Specialists
Wage: $40,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 25.1%
Self Employed: 0.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.8%
Employed Part Time: 12.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Science Technicians
Wage: $40,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.4%
Self Employed: 1.7%
Unemployment Rate: 3.5%
Employed Part Time: 19.4%

Education Requirements:
Associate degree