Criminal Justice Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 36 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the state of Alabama, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Central Alabama Community College

    1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, Alabama 35010

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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    2602 College Drive, Phenix City, Alabama 36869

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  9. South University-Montgomery

    5355 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36116-1120

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  10. Enterprise State Community College

    600 Plaza Drive, Enterprise, Alabama 36330-1300

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  11. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  12. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

    1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303-9234

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  13. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

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  14. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway, Selma, Alabama 36703-2808

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  15. Herzing University in Birmingham

    280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  16. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  17. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

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  18. John C Calhoun State Community College

    6250 U S Highway 31 N, Tanner, Alabama 35671

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  19. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  20. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

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  21. Miles College

    5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, Alabama 35064-2621

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  22. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals

    800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

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  23. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  24. Northeast Alabama Community College

    138 Highway 35, Rainsville, Alabama 35986

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  25. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  26. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  27. Remington College-Mobile Campus

    828 Downtowner Loop W, Mobile, Alabama 36609

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  28. ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer

    6270 Park South Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

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  29. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  30. Virginia College-Huntsville

    2800 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, Alabama 35805-9945

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  31. Virginia College-Mobile

    3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165, Mobile, Alabama 36608

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  32. ITT Technical Institute-Mobile

    3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3, Mobile, Alabama 36606

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  33. Strayer Alabama

    3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

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  34. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

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  35. Columbia Southern University

    21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, Alabama 36561-9000

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  36. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, AL

    9238 Madison Blvd, Ste 500, Madison, Alabama 35758

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Alabama 23,970
National 1,897,220

Approximately 1% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Alabama

24,110 23,820 24,000 24,230 23,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of criminal justice is shrinking. 330 less criminal justice professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of criminal justice professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$33,277 $35,387 $36,426 $37,737 $42,042
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in Alabama. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,277 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,042 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$24,050
25th percentile
$31,155
50th percentile
$39,173
75th percentile
$50,555
90th percentile
$65,555

Thus, there was a 21% growth in criminal justice professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice. The pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 173%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Alabama

Criminal Justice
$40,720
Criminology
$51,545
Forensic Science
$54,050
Homeland Security
$37,177
Paralegal
$40,075

In Alabama, criminal justice professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
19
bachelor
23
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total60

As the number of criminal justice professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited criminal justice schools in Alabama state is decreasing. In 2006, 2,780 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 1,664 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 40%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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