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 Nebraska at Omaha offers 4 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 229 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 209 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.
Nebraska Wesleyan University offers 1 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 7 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE||28 : 1||15,153|
|Wayne State College Wayne, NE||32 : 1||3,890|
|Metropolitan Community College Area Omaha, NE||57 : 1||14,300|
|Peru State College Peru, NE||41 : 1||2,109|
|Central Community College Grand Island, NE||38 : 1||6,368|
|University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney, NE||19 : 1||6,279|
|Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff, NE||27 : 1||1,722|
|Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE||27 : 1||9,756|
|Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln, NE||18 : 1||2,044|
|National American University-Bellevue Bellevue, NE|
|Concordia University-Nebraska Seward, NE||43 : 1||2,703|
|Doane University Crete, NE||24 : 1||2,422|