Criminal Justice Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Criminal Justice Degree

The criminal justice degree program at Palo Alto College prepares students for instruction that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Students who graduate from the criminal justice degree program will have knowledge in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer criminal justice degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Palo Alto College offers an associate's degree program in criminal justice.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male17
Female43

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black1
Hispanic42
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Criminal Justice program at PAC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, first-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.1% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 580
    • Average Hourly Rate: $37.35
    • Average Annual Salary: $77,690

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Criminal Justice Programs in Texas

Criminal Justice programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

  • Corrections (A)
  • Criminal Justice (A)
  • Police Science (A)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Law and Justice Administration (B)
  • Criminal Justice (B)

Brown Mackie College - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A,B)

Kaplan Career Institute - San Antonio Campus

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 260 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B,M)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Corrections (B)
  • Law and Justice Administration (B)
  • Criminal Justice (B)
  • Police Science (B)

Southwest Texas Junior College

Uvalde, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)
  • Police Science (A)

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