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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Nevada

17 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Nevada in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 37th 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 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 47.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.9%
  • Other Races: 23.5%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 34,270 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Nevada

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $69,110. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
31,142 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

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

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