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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Alaska

113 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 137 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Alaska

Criminal Justice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 59
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 48
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a criminal justice major is more popular with men than with women.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of criminal justice majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 64.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 20.4%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Alaska

In this state, there are 8,950 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Alaska

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $85,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Alaska that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,179 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,297. It takes the average student 4.83 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
2,150 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,258. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
12,766 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,819. In their early career, UAA grads earn an average salary of $36,000.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in AK

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 17% $98,210
Managers 5% $109,730
Accountants and Auditors 3% $75,590
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 3% $47,110
Emergency Management Directors 0% $77,520
Bailiffs 0% $0
Police and Detective Supervisors 0% $115,720
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 0% $84,830
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $64,010
Computer Workers 0% $94,900
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 0% $129,090
Correctional Officer Supervisors 0% $91,900
Correctional Officers and Jailers -4% $62,330

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to criminal justice.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Homeland Security 33
Fire Protection 28

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