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!
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish, ME||25 : 1||1,987|
|Thomas College Waterville, ME||56 : 1||1,949|
|University of Maine at Augusta Augusta, ME||46 : 1||4,361|
|University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle, ME||44 : 1||1,445|
|University of Maine at Fort Kent Fort Kent, ME||50 : 1||1,589|
|Washington County Community College Calais, ME||18 : 1||403|
|Central Maine Community College Auburn, ME||61 : 1||3,218|
|York County Community College Wells, ME||96 : 1||1,630|
|Eastern Maine Community College Bangor, ME||40 : 1||2,457|
|Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME||66 : 1||6,384|