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 North Carolina at Charlotte offers 2 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 209 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 201 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers 6 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, two-year college in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 60 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 48 Certificates, and 12 Associate's degrees.
Belmont Abbey College offers 1 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 22 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC||27 : 1||29,615|
|Gaston College Dallas, NC||39 : 1||5,655|
|Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC||38 : 1||6,379|
|Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC||47 : 1||18,646|
|York Technical College Rock Hill, SC||39 : 1||4,529|
|Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC||38 : 1||3,226|
|Livingstone College Salisbury, NC||17 : 1||1,122|
|Belmont Abbey College Belmont, NC||20 : 1||1,507|