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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Luzerne County Community College

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Luzerne County Community College

If you are interested in studying criminal justice and corrections, you may want to check out the program at Luzerne County Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and approximately 4,920 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.

Luzerne County Community College Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Luzerne County Community College

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

Luzerne County Community College Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Program

57% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 43% of criminal justice associate's degrees went to men and 57% went to women.

Luzerne County 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 Luzerne County Community College are white. Around 70% 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 Luzerne County Community College with a associate's in criminal justice.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Luzerne County Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 21
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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 PA, the home state for Luzerne County Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Accountants and Auditors 51,720 $75,250
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 27,850 $66,600
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 20,160 $43,680
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Correctional Officers and Jailers 16,850 $54,140

References

*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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