Criminal Justice Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 40 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Arizona, which includes 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
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Everest College-Phoenix

    10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-1641

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  2. Brookline College in Phoenix

    2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  3. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

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  4. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  5. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

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  7. Brown Mackie College-Tucson

    4585 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85712

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  8. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

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  9. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  10. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  11. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  12. Anthem College-Phoenix

    1515 E Indian School Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85014

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  13. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Tucson

    1455 W. River Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85704-5829

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  15. ITT Technical Institute-Tempe

    5005 S. Wendler Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85282

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  16. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  17. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  18. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  19. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  20. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  21. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  22. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  23. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  24. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  25. Western International University

    9215 N Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  26. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  27. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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  28. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

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  29. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  30. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  31. Brookline College in Tempe

    1140/1150 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  32. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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  33. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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  34. Argosy University-Phoenix

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  35. Brookline College in Tucson

    5441 E. 22nd Street Ste. 125, Tucson, Arizona 85711-5444

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  36. East Valley Institute of Technology

    1601 W Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

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  37. Everest College-Mesa

    5416 East Baseline Ste. 200, Mesa, Arizona 85206

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  38. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Phoenix

    10220 North 25th Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  39. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  40. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix

    13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Arizona 45,880
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Arizona

42,520 45,950 49,220 48,860 45,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of criminal justice professionals is growing in Arizona. In Arizona, 2,750 more criminal justice professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has grown by 6% in Arizona. This growth is faster 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 Arizona

$40,334 $40,775 $41,091 $40,784 $42,877
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in Arizona. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $40,334 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,877 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$30,148
25th percentile
$35,020
50th percentile
$41,258
75th percentile
$49,087
90th percentile
$59,290

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 97% pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Arizona

Criminal Justice
$42,867
Criminology
$66,980
Forensic Science
$54,580
Homeland Security
$42,393
Paralegal
$44,335

In Arizona, 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 Arizona

associate
35
bachelor
23
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
30
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 40 accredited criminal justice schools in Arizona state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 3,884 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 3,740 graduates.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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