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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Montana

70 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Montana in the 2018-2019 year.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 48th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Montana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 51
Associate’s Degree 14
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 68.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 25.7%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Montana

In this state, there are 10,340 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. MT

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Montana

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $59,870, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Montana that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
1,090 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
4,315 Total Students

The average student takes 4.80 years to complete their degree at Montana State University - Billings. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,038 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
305 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $11,900 a year. 92% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,351 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,153. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Flathead Valley Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
413 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 46%.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MT

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MT Job Growth MT Median Salary
Emergency Management Directors 14% $48,180
Computer Workers 14% $66,510
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 13% $37,340
Accountants and Auditors 13% $61,460
Financial Examiners 11% $63,850
Police and Detective Supervisors 9% $70,270
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 8% $55,710
Managers 4% $74,270
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2% $83,160
Bailiffs 0% $0
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $51,750
Private Detectives and Investigators 0% $42,260
Correctional Officer Supervisors -7% $52,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in MT
Fire Protection 18
Homeland Security 2

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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