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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Arizona

530 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 500
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.3%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 16.0%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Arizona

86,790 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. AZ

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Arizona

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $62,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

214 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. 38 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 5.31 years to complete their degree at UOPX - Arizona.

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $14,094.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

8% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Arizona. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,326.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

An average student at Embry Riddle Prescott will pay a net price of $32,053. 96% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in AZ

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $93,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 30% $37,300
Financial Examiners 26% $50,690
Emergency Management Directors 23% $0
Accountants and Auditors 19% $64,380
Forensic Science Technicians 18% $56,480
Computer Workers 17% $80,790
Managers 12% $98,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Homeland Security 162

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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