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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed for students interested in the full spectrum of criminal justice careers. The curriculum provides a broad analysis of the relationship between law and society, as well as a thorough examination of the interrelationships, functions and operations of the different components of the criminal justice system. Graduates are prepared for employment and career advancement in a range of criminal justice occupations, many of which are projected to have marked growth in coming years.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Correctional Officers

  • Median wage: $35.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Police Officers

  • Median wage: $41.58/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Criminal Justice Teachers

  • Median wage: $59,516/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh St. St. Paul, MN 55106 Toll-Free: (844) 456-3876 Local: (651) 793-1302 TTY: (651) 772-7687 Email: