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!
Metropolitan State University of Denver offers 2 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 160 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 160 Bachelor's degrees.
University of Northern Colorado offers 3 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 110 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 103 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO||34 : 1||20,080|
|University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO||27 : 1||12,930|
|Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO||31 : 1||9,373|
|National American University-Centennial Centennial, CO|
|National American University-Colorado Springs South Colorado Springs, CO|