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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

What traits are you looking for in a criminal justice school? To help you decide if Pennsylvania State University - Berks is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's criminal justice program.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Penn State Berks.

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 Berks Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Penn State Berks Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at Penn State Berks compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The criminal justice major at Penn State Berks 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 177
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 189
Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 567
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 1,016

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Penn State Berks Make?

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Berks is $32,900. This is 1% higher than $32,500, which is the national average for all criminal justice bachelor's degree recipients.

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Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Penn State Berks

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Pennsylvania State University - Berks.

Penn State Berks Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 criminal justice majors earned their bachelor's degree from Penn State Berks. Of these graduates, 60% were men and 40% were women.

Penn State Berks Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% 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 Pennsylvania State University - Berks with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Berks
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Berks 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 - Berks.

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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