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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Arizona

516 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 210 majors commonly available.

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 474
Post-Master’s Certificate 42
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 42

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.4%
  • White: 39.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 16.9%

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.


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.


There are 4 colleges in Arizona that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

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

The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, UOPX - Arizona grads earn an average salary of $29,762.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 67% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,441 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,308. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,369 after earning their degree at this institution.

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 152

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