Criminal Justice Schools In Connecticut

There are 23 accredited criminal justice schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Connecticut, 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. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  3. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  4. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  5. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  6. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  7. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  8. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  9. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  10. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  11. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  12. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  13. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  14. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  15. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  16. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  17. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  18. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  19. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  20. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  21. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  22. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  23. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Connecticut 17,280
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Connecticut

22,250 22,740 23,190 17,760 17,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 5,170 less criminal justice professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has shrunk by 23% in Connecticut. This decline 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 Connecticut

$44,132 $48,487 $48,358 $51,598 $49,338
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Connecticut. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $44,132 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,338 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$35,022
25th percentile
$39,414
50th percentile
$46,444
75th percentile
$55,986
90th percentile
$71,052

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 103% 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 Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Criminal Justice
$51,913
Criminology
$74,525
Forensic Science
$67,570
Homeland Security
$49,967
Paralegal
$50,250

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
16
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
9
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The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited criminal justice schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 1,248 graduates in 2006. And there were 768 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

This represents a 38% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 39% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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