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 Houston-Downtown offers 4 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 273 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 261 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Houston-Downtown Houston, TX||41 : 1||14,640|
|Prairie View A & M University Prairie View, TX||21 : 1||8,940|
|Houston Baptist University Houston, TX||27 : 1||3,741|
|American InterContinental University-Houston Houston, TX||101 : 1||304|
|Lee College Baytown, TX||45 : 1||7,516|
|North American University Stafford, TX||38 : 1||573|
|College of the Mainland Texas City, TX||41 : 1||4,687|
|Alvin Community College Alvin, TX||52 : 1||5,797|