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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Nebraska

In 2019-2020, 640 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in NE.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 40th most popular major in the state out of a total 136 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 60
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.2%
  • White: 65.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Nebraska

There are 24,390 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 Nebraska

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $58,110, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 3 colleges in Nebraska that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,059 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,616. 19% of the teachers are full time.

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20 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,892 Total Students

The 5.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate.

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2 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,924 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NE

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $82,620
Forensic Science Technicians 22% $56,100
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 15% $38,420
Financial Examiners 14% $61,200
Computer Workers 14% $85,600
Accountants and Auditors 14% $59,820
Managers 11% $96,360
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 9% $55,360
Emergency Management Directors 8% $50,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Homeland Security 20

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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