Criminal Justice & Corrections at Charleston Southern University
CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 33 criminal justice majors received their bachelor's degree from CSU.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Criminal Justice & Corrections section at the bottom of this page.
CSU Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
- Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Online Classes Are Available at CSU
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
For those who are interested in distance learning, CSU does offer online courses in criminal justice for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
CSU Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at CSU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The criminal justice major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Criminal Justice & Corrections. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||381|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||546|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||660|
How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from CSU Make?
The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSU is $36,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 11% higher than the national average of $32,500 for all criminal justice bachelor's degree recipients.
Criminal Justice Student Demographics at CSU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Charleston Southern University.
CSU Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities in its criminal justice bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
CSU Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Program
Of the students who received a criminal justice master's degree from CSU, 57% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a master's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
CSU also has a doctoral program available in criminal justice. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Criminal Justice Grads May Go Into
A degree in criminal justice can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.
|Occupation||Jobs in SC||Average Salary in SC|
|Accountants and Auditors||14,890||$64,750|
|Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||11,180||$42,280|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||6,200||$37,560|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||3,320||$38,930|
|Police and Detective Supervisors||1,770||$61,160|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By CharlestonSouthern under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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