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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Highland Community College

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Highland Community College

If you plan to study criminal justice and corrections, take a look at what Highland Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Highland Community College is located in Highland, Kansas and approximately 2,866 students attend the school each year.

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.

Highland Community College Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Online Classes Are Available at Highland Community College

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Highland Community College does offer online courses in criminal justice for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Highland Community College Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Highland Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Highland Community College.

Highland Community College Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Program

80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 20% of criminal justice associate's degrees went to men and 80% went to women.

Highland Community College Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in criminal justice at Highland Community College are white. Around 80% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Highland Community College with a associate's in criminal justice.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Highland Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 KS, the home state for Highland Community College.

Occupation Jobs in KS Average Salary in KS
Accountants and Auditors 12,320 $66,530
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 5,920 $48,350
Correctional Officers and Jailers 3,470 $36,550
Managers 2,420 $102,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 2,190 $42,510


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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