Criminal Justice & Corrections at Wayne State College
WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and has a total student population of 3,890. In 2019, 56 criminal justice majors received their bachelor's degree from WSC.
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.
WSC Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Online Classes Are Available at WSC
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.
For those who are interested in distance learning, WSC does offer online courses in criminal justice for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
WSC Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks criminal justice programs across the country. The following shows how WSC 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 WSC 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 Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||38|
|Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||123|
|Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||127|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||141|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||573|
Earnings of WSC Criminal Justice Graduates
The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at WSC is $32,000. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,500 for all criminal justice students.
Criminal Justice Student Demographics at WSC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Wayne State College.
WSC Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wayne State College with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
WSC 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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NE||Average Salary in NE|
|Accountants and Auditors||8,170||$67,920|
|Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||3,370||$57,530|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||2,770||$41,560|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||2,270||$40,310|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Ammodramus under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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