Criminal Justice Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Criminal Justice Degree

The criminal justice degree program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia colleges that offer criminal justice degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Criminal Justice program at University of Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Athens-Clarke County, GA
    • Total Employment: 80
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $53,910

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 Georgia

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,...)

Athens Technical College

Athens, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 52 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 78 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

Piedmont College

Demorest, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

North Georgia Technical College

Clarkesville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Clarkston, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 77 students completed this program

Programs

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

Brown Mackie College - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)
  • Corrections (A)

American InterContinental University - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A,B)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B,M)

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