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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Minnesota

370 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Minnesota in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 21st most popular major in the state out of a total 197 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 279
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 89
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 89
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 89
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 41.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 40.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 10.5%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Minnesota

There are 71,220 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $75,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.


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


Walden University

218 Degrees in Major Awarded
49,695 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 8%.


Capella University

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,930 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 13%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 32 to 1. An average student at Capella University will pay a net price of $16,545.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
5,585 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Concordia University, Saint Paul. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
11,841 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,406 a year. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
9,792 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 56%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
14,761 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Minnesota State Mankato.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MN

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $60,500
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $54,380
Accountants and Auditors 9% $66,240
Financial Examiners 8% $85,280
Managers 7% $118,410
Emergency Management Directors 4% $80,220
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $74,020

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Homeland Security 53
Other Homeland Security 3

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

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