Criminal Justice & Corrections at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Penn State Altoona.
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.
Penn State Altoona Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Penn State Altoona Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks criminal justice programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona performed in these rankings.
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 Penn State Altoona 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.
|Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||161|
|Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||171|
|Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||302|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||447|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Basic Certificate Schools||460|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools||944|
How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Penn State Altoona Make?
The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $32,900. This is 1% higher than $32,500, which is the national average for all criminal justice bachelor's degree recipients.
Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
Penn State Altoona Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a associate's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Penn State Altoona Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Penn State Altoona 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.
|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|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||16,850||$54,140|
*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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