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!
Capella University offers 8 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, private for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 127 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 70 Master's degrees, 40 Bachelor's degrees, and 17 Doctoral degrees.
University of Northwestern-St Paul offers 1 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 6 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 6 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Capella University Minneapolis, MN||175 : 1||37,859|
|Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN||58 : 1||7,592|
|Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights, MN||54 : 1||4,192|
|Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN||61 : 1||9,743|
|North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park, MN||63 : 1||6,198|
|Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN||60 : 1||5,137|
|Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN||60 : 1||7,014|
|Century College White Bear Lake, MN||57 : 1||8,695|
|University of Northwestern-St Paul Saint Paul, MN||47 : 1||3,525|
|Herzing University-Minneapolis St. Louis Park, MN||27 : 1||515|
|Walden University Minneapolis, MN||221 : 1||48,420|
|Crown College Saint Bonifacius, MN||51 : 1||1,522|