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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Minnesota

1,868 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 12th most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 607
Bachelor’s Degree 601
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 351
Master’s Degree 204
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 52
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 44
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 44
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 66.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Minnesota

There are 71,220 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $75,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Minnesota that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,591 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,260. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis
150 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $7,290. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.

#3

Walden University

Minneapolis
146 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

In their early career, Walden University grads earn an average salary of $38,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 7% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.27 years. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. This public school has an average net price of $15,549.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
3,971 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,325 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 5.47 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

#7

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,625 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,878. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,071.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. In their early career, St. Cloud State University grads earn an average salary of $36,200. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,198 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,138. 82% of students get financical aid. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MN

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $60,500
Private Detectives and Investigators 13% $0
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $54,380
Accountants and Auditors 9% $66,240
Police and Detective Supervisors 8% $92,830
Fire Inspectors 8% $70,060
Financial Examiners 8% $85,280
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 8% $70,220
Managers 7% $118,410
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $72,780
Emergency Management Directors 4% $80,220
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 1% $49,840
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $74,020
Bailiffs 0% $45,170
Correctional Officer Supervisors -5% $79,590
Correctional Officers and Jailers -6% $50,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Fire Protection 97
Homeland Security 59
Other Homeland Security 14

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

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