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Criminal Justice & Corrections in Oklahoma

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Oklahoma

In 2020-2021, 28 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in OK.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 62nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Oklahoma

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 25.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 39.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 17.9%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Oklahoma

There are 42,760 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Oklahoma

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $63,690 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.


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

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
7,349 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,563 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $10,094. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
27,772 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, University of Oklahoma grads earn an average salary of $46,766. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
14,132 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,090 a year. A typical student attending UCO will pay a net price of $17,339.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OK

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OK Job Growth OK Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 18% $78,010
Accountants and Auditors 12% $65,030
Emergency Management Directors 11% $46,990
Financial Examiners 10% $60,450
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 10% $46,520
Managers 8% $98,270
Computer Workers 8% $78,630
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 5% $35,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in OK
Fire Protection 16
Homeland Security 6

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