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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Michigan

2,392 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,337
Associate Degree 654
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 259
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 259
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 259
Master’s Degree 76
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 59
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 59
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 70.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Michigan

There are 101,650 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $67,330, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 53 colleges in Michigan that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

464 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
11,165 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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174 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
49,695 Total Students

71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate.

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135 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,792 Total Students

The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $38,200 after graduation. 28% of the teachers are full time.

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Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills
134 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,511 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,825. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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129 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
23,350 Total Students

The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $17,646.

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122 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,887 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.80% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.64 years.

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97 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,107 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. 32% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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90 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
26,241 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,600 a year.

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Baker College

Owosso
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
6,028 Total Students

An average student at Baker College will pay a net price of $15,049. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 13% of the teachers are full time.

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80 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,736 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,724. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MI

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $90,570
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $72,250
Bailiffs 15% $43,600
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $50,020
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 10% $65,950
Accountants and Auditors 9% $65,850
Private Detectives and Investigators 9% $50,620
Computer Workers 8% $73,650
Financial Examiners 8% $74,280
Managers 7% $95,390
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $57,690
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $78,170
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 4% $45,100
Fire Inspectors 4% $62,080
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 0% $80,300
Correctional Officers and Jailers -9% $56,330
Correctional Officer Supervisors -9% $64,230

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Other Homeland Security 125
Fire Protection 124
Homeland Security 49

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