College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology and Criminology

Examples of Possible Careers*

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

  • -7.8% decline
  • 48,700 number of jobs
  • $60,910 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

  • 5.2% faster than the average
  • 126,100 number of jobs
  • $92,970 potential earnings

Public safety telecommunicators

  • 6.2% faster than the average
  • 98,300 number of jobs
  • $43,290 potential earnings

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • All concentrations:
      Kent Campus
    • All concentrations except Victimology and Justice and Human Relations:
      Stark Campus
    • General–Criminology and Justice Studies concentration only:
      Ashtabula Campus
      East Liverpool Campus
      Salem Campus
      Trumbull Campus
      Tuscarawas Campus


Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.