These days getting a degree in criminal justice is becoming more widely popular. This is because a criminal justice degree is a good launching pad for other career paths, and because more law enforcement agencies are requiring some college credit in order to qualify for specific positions. A criminal justice program will teach individuals research methods, statistics, corrections, criminal law, and give students a background knowledge on how the institutions function.
Jobs an individual with a criminal justice degree may obtain include but aren’t limited to probation officer, forensic science technician, police officer, corrections officer, detective, warden, security guard, crime scene investigator, and state trooper. If you’re interested in any of these rewarding careers, get started on your criminal justice degree!
University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers 5 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 119 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 109 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers 1 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a remote town. In 2019, 20 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, AR||24 : 1||9,581|
|University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR||23 : 1||27,559|
|Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR||33 : 1||11,829|
|Harding University Searcy, AR||15 : 1||4,879|
|University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, AR||16 : 1||2,498|
|Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Magnolia, AR||27 : 1||4,475|
|Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro, AR||26 : 1||13,356|
|University of Arkansas at Monticello Monticello, AR||18 : 1||2,855|
|Henderson State University Arkadelphia, AR||22 : 1||4,037|
|Williams Baptist University Walnut Ridge, AR||18 : 1||550|
|Ozarka College Melbourne, AR||34 : 1||1,170|
|Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Helena, AR||26 : 1||1,541|
|East Arkansas Community College Forrest City, AR||29 : 1||1,350|
|Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas De Queen, AR||39 : 1||1,519|
|University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville Batesville, AR||31 : 1||1,459|
|Southeast Arkansas College Pine Bluff, AR||27 : 1||1,285|
|Arkansas State University-Beebe Beebe, AR||32 : 1||3,317|
|Arkansas State University Three Rivers Malvern, AR||30 : 1||1,151|
|NorthWest Arkansas Community College Bentonville, AR||54 : 1||8,383|
|University of Arkansas System eVersity Little Rock, AR||799|