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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Michigan

2,734 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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 1,415
Associate’s Degree 853
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 199
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 165
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 165
Master’s Degree 97
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Michigan

101,650 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. MI

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Michigan

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $67,330 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

464 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
12,472 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $13,008. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 88%. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#4

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills
134 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,211 Total Students

44% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,921.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GVSU. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
21,470 Total Students

A typical student attending WMU will pay a net price of $19,119. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,270 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,347. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. In their early career, Grand Rapids Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,200.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
26,824 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%.

#9

Baker College

Owosso
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
7,606 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. 12% of the teachers are full time.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,628 Total Students

A typical student attending Macomb Community College will pay a net price of $8,164. In their early career, Macomb Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

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
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

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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