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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Prince George's Community College

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Prince George’s Community College

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

PGCC is located in Largo, Maryland and has a total student population of 11,788.

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.

PGCC Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Online Classes Are Available at PGCC

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

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

  • Associate’s Degree

PGCC Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

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Criminal Justice Student Demographics at PGCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Prince George’s Community College.

PGCC Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Program

60% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 40% of criminal justice associate's degrees went to men and 60% went to women.

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

PGCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in criminal justice graduates 39% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Prince George's Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 MD, the home state for Prince George's Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Accountants and Auditors 25,020 $82,610
Managers 14,450 $122,050
Computer Workers 13,720 $113,330
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 12,650 $68,230
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,780 $49,220

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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