Criminal Justice Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Criminal Justice Degree

The criminal justice degree program at Southern University and A&M 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree63
Master's Degree28

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male31
Female60

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black88
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Criminal Justice program at Southern University and A&M College, 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 of Correctional Officers

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, first-line supervisors of police and detectives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 380
    • Average Hourly Rate: $30.84
    • Average Annual Salary: $64140

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B,M)

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (A)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (M)
  • Forensic Science (M)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B,M)

Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan

Bogalusa, LA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Alexandria, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (B)

Louisiana Technical College - Alexandria Campus

Alexandria, LA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Criminal Justice (C,A)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261