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7 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 61st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 42.9%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.3%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Nevada

There are 34,270 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Nevada

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $69,110 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
20,993 Total Students

The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at UNR. 89% of students get financical aid. 95% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
225 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 5.47 years to graduate.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NV

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 39% $85,870
Forensic Science Technicians 30% $70,800
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 29% $39,080
Computer Workers 25% $71,210
Accountants and Auditors 24% $62,350
Managers 19% $94,460
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 19% $49,100

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