5 Qualities the Best People in Criminal Justice Tend to Have

5 Qualities the Best People in Criminal Justice Tend to Have | ECPI UniversityCriminal justice is a growing job field with plenty of opportunities for the right candidates. Some of the exciting careers in criminal justice include law enforcement, corrections, legal, security, and forensics. If you’re drawn to the criminal justice career field, here are some of the 5 most useful traits that will you help you succeed.

Excellent Personal Ethics

Working in criminal justice requires that you have a strong inner sense of right and wrong. Being in a position of power involves public trust, but abusing that trust can have devastating consequences, not only the people you serve but for your own career as well. You need a well-developed sense of ethics to succeed in criminal justice.

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ECPI University Helps Downsized Sailor Rebuild Confidence and Career

ECPI University Helps Downsized Sailor Rebuild Confidence and Career - Athena WilliamsIt has become a difficult reality: Base realignments and defense cuts leading to a reduction in force and leaving many highly-talented service members departing the military sooner than they had planned. That is exactly what happened to Athena Williams.

After serving 12 years in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Petty Officer First Class, and earning every possible qualification, the former Navy meteorologist found herself facing an uncertain future. “I was a bit devastated at first,” says Athena. “I feared that after spending the last 12 years in the Navy that I would be clueless in the civilian sector. It had also been ten years since I had taken any kind of formal schooling, and I was afraid that I would not do very well. That was before I came to ECPI University!” [Read more...]

Some Careers in Criminal Justice You May Not Have Thought About

Some Careers in Criminal Justice You May Not Have Thought About | ECPI UniversityDespite some common misconceptions, Criminal justice is a versatile field with a number of career options to choose from. People who major in criminal justice can work in various security fields such as federal law enforcement, fish and game, corrections, and more. Students attending ECPI University can finish a bachelor’s degree in as little as two and a half year and begin pursuing any number of exciting careers, including: [Read more...]

Criminal Justice Graduate Fulfills a Lifelong Goal

ECPI University | Criminal Justice

Sometimes the best laid plans are interrupted by unexpected events. Just ask Della Deese. After graduating from high school in Lancaster, South Carolina, she headed north to attend college and study chemistry with an eye on becoming an F.B.I. bomb technician. Before she could finish school, she learned she was expecting a child. She came home and began her career as mother. [Read more...]

ECPI University’s Online Family

ECPI University Online | Online FamilyMeet the Davis’ – ECPI University’s Online Family

For the Davis family, ECPI University is a family affair. Mom Wendy is a member of the Network Security faculty and her quadruplets are all students at the university as well. Daughters Victoria and Samantha are studying Criminal Justice and Network Security (respectively) and sons Jake and Tyler are studying Network Security and IT Management (respectively). [Read more...]