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!
Saint Ambrose University offers 3 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 31 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 20 Master's degrees, and 11 Bachelor's degrees.
Buena Vista University offers 2 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a remote town. In 2019, 23 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Simpson College Indianola, IA||17 : 1||1,355|
|Waldorf University Forest City, IA||64 : 1||3,071|
|Grand View University Des Moines, IA||21 : 1||1,889|
|Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA||15 : 1||2,968|
|Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA||22 : 1||1,815|
|University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA||21 : 1||2,302|
|Iowa State University Ames, IA||22 : 1||33,372|
|Loras College Dubuque, IA||14 : 1||1,416|
|Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA||23 : 1||1,733|
|Dordt University Sioux Center, IA||18 : 1||1,547|
|Coe College Cedar Rapids, IA||13 : 1||1,430|
|William Penn University Oskaloosa, IA||27 : 1||1,258|