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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Arizona

5,538 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 5th most popular major out of a total 300 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,833
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,538
Associate’s Degree 1,031
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 606
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 606
Master’s Degree 500
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.7%
  • White: 37.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 16.6%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Arizona

86,790 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Arizona

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $62,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Arizona that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,938 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

38 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 4% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

1,505 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,304 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

458 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. A typical student attending ASU - Skysong will pay a net price of $14,094. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

349 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 8% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

298 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $11,741. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

219 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,817. Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time.

#7

Phoenix College

Phoenix
90 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,959 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,227. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,976 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,861. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,434 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,717. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 73% of students get financical aid.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in AZ

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $93,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 30% $37,300
Financial Examiners 26% $50,690
Emergency Management Directors 23% $0
Accountants and Auditors 19% $64,380
Forensic Science Technicians 18% $56,480
Computer Workers 17% $80,790
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 14% $46,620
Managers 12% $98,540
Private Detectives and Investigators 10% $52,060
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $65,220
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $92,580
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2% $83,730
Bailiffs 0% $32,920
Correctional Officers and Jailers -4% $43,110
Correctional Officer Supervisors -4% $51,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Homeland Security 623
Fire Protection 279
Other Homeland Security 6

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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