Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice & Corrections
Education Levels of Criminal Justice Majors
In 2017-2018, 6,553 earned their undergraduate certificate in criminal justice. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in criminal justice at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Criminal Justice Majors With Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in criminal justice is $36,300. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.
A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $24,600 and the high is $43,400.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in criminal justice is $9,500. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $12,225 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $6,333.
More men than women pursue undergraduate certificate in criminal justice. About 61.8% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of criminal justice undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||888|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,691|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to criminal justice that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Other Homeland Security||44|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
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