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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Phoenix College

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Phoenix College

Every criminal justice and corrections school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the criminal justice program at Phoenix College stacks up to those at other schools.

Phoenix College is located in Phoenix, Arizona and has a total student population of 11,109.

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.

Phoenix College Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Criminal Justice (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Online Classes Are Available at Phoenix 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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Phoenix College offers distance education options for criminal justice at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Phoenix 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 Phoenix College

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

Phoenix College Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Program

66% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 34% of criminal justice associate's degrees went to men and 66% went to women.

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

Phoenix College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in criminal justice graduates 24% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Phoenix College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

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 AZ, the home state for Phoenix College.

Occupation Jobs in AZ Average Salary in AZ
Accountants and Auditors 20,030 $69,190
Correctional Officers and Jailers 13,810 $44,150
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 11,320 $64,640
Computer Workers 9,150 $85,010
Managers 8,520 $101,630


*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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