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

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 110th most popular major out of a total 207 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 21
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 64.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.0%
  • White: 20.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 94,100 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $68,230, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Maryland that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,169 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. In their early career, UB grads earn an average salary of $47,830. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
2,348 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,933 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $10,105. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MD

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 10% $72,350
Information Security Analysts 8% $109,750
Forensic Science Technicians 7% $62,500
Accountants and Auditors 7% $74,030
Financial Examiners 3% $62,930
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 3% $57,830
Managers 2% $119,900
Computer Workers 2% $116,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Homeland Security 15

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