Top Criminal Justice/Police Science Associates degree Programs - 2021

Students majoring in Criminal Justice/Police Science can earn up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 47% percent of women and 53% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Criminal Justice/Police Science is most popular in California. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice/Police Science is $40,800.

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Total Students
13,789
Total Males
7,349
Total Females
6,440

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  • Total Associates degree

    13,789

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See where Criminal Justice/Police Science is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Criminal Justice/Police Science degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Criminal Justice/Police Science

The top ranked institutions for Criminal Justice/Police Science majors include Ferris State University, New England College and Caribbean University-Bayamon with 99 students graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice/Police Science at Ferris State University. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Criminal Justice/Police Science Majors

Majoring in Criminal Justice/Police Science, your education is applicable to different careers. Criminal Justice/Police Science majors go on to find jobs including Police Identification and Records Officers and Private Detectives and Investigators which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Criminal Justice/Police Science majors include Police Identification and Records Officers, Private Detectives and Investigators and Bailiffs.

Top Paying Careers for Criminal Justice/Police Science

  1. Police Identification and Records Officers   (Median Wage: $83,170)
  2. Private Detectives and Investigators   (Median Wage: $50,510)
  3. Bailiffs   (Median Wage: $47,830)

Most in Demand Careers for Criminal Justice/Police Science

  1. Police Identification and Records Officers
  2. Private Detectives and Investigators
  3. Bailiffs
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