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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Nebraska

In 2020-2021, 69 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in NE.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 30th most popular major in this state.

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 66
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.


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 68.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.8%

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.


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.


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

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

The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,984 a year.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,059 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,484 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,288.

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 2

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