Best Criminal Justice colleges in Nevada 2021

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!

Best Criminal Justice colleges in Nevada for 2021

University of Nevada-Las Vegas offers 3 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 288 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 283 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

College of Southern Nevada offers 4 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 151 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies students graduated with students earning 149 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates.

List of all Criminal Justice colleges in Nevada

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Nevada-Las Vegas Logo University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
3/5
30 : 1 31,171
College of Southern Nevada Logo College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
2/5
63 : 1 33,942
Truckee Meadows Community College Logo Truckee Meadows Community College Reno, NV
2/5
68 : 1 11,316
Western Nevada College Logo Western Nevada College Carson City, NV
2/5
70 : 1 3,702
Northwest Career College Logo Northwest Career College Las Vegas, NV   33 : 1 1,265

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