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!
Georgia State University offers 3 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 150 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 138 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.
Clayton State University offers 2 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 47 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 43 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA||50 : 1||5,246|
|Georgia State University Atlanta, GA||28 : 1||35,041|
|Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA||43 : 1||3,406|
|West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA||49 : 1||7,074|
|Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA||35 : 1||3,797|
|Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA||22 : 1||3,920|
|Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA||54 : 1||10,184|
|Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville, GA||78 : 1||9,539|
|Clayton State University Morrow, GA||33 : 1||6,879|
|American InterContinental University-Atlanta Atlanta, GA||294 : 1||1,763|
|Reinhardt University Waleska, GA||20 : 1||1,521|
|Herzing University-Atlanta Atlanta, GA||52 : 1||787|
|Gordon State College Barnesville, GA||31 : 1||3,495|