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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Arizona

In 2019-2020, 5,818 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in AZ.

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 441
Post-Master’s Certificate 29
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 29

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 10.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.9%
  • White: 36.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 17.2%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Arizona

There are 86,790 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $62,550, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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

214 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
89,763 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 77 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 4%. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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209 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
53,993 Total Students

The average student takes 4.64 years to complete their degree at ASU - Skysong. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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101 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
103,427 Total Students

In their early career, Grand Canyon University grads earn an average salary of $28,400. An average student at Grand Canyon University will pay a net price of $21,020. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
45,601 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
29,566 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $12,915. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
3,004 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Embry-Riddle Prescott grads earn an average salary of $47,900.

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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

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