Successful completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in criminal justice degree by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
HOW TO DEVELOP A PROFESSIONAL COVER LETTER AND RESUME
Preparing for the Application Process:
To help prepare for the application process, there are documents that you should have ready and available. Additionally, it’s good to understand some of the exams that you may be asked to take during the application or interview process.
DOCUMENTS TO HAVE READY:
In addition to you may have to pass exams. Each agency will have different requirements, but don’t be surprised if a few of these are required within the application process: