Criminal Justice Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 44 accredited schools where criminal justice classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kentucky's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminal justice 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


Schools

  1. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  4. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  5. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  6. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  7. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  8. Hopkinsville Community College

    720 North Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241-2100

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  9. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  10. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  11. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  12. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  13. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  14. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  15. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  16. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

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  17. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  18. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  19. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  20. Daymar College-Owensboro Campus

    3361 Buckland Sq, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  21. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  22. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  23. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  24. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  25. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  26. Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky

    309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017

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  27. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  28. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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  29. Sullivan University

    3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013

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  30. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  31. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  32. Southwestern College in Florence

    8095 Connector Dr, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  33. Beckfield College in Florence

    16 Spiral Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  34. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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  35. Daymar College in Bowling Green

    2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

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  36. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  37. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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  38. Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville

    4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240-4948

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  39. ITT Technical Institute-Lexington

    2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  40. Daymar College-Madisonville

    1105 National Mine Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

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  41. Strayer University-Kentucky

    220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500, Lexington, Kentucky 40503

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  42. Daymar College-Scottsville

    1138 Old Gallatin Rd, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164

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  43. Daymar College Online

    3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245

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  44. Daymar College in Louisville

    3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Kentucky 22,720
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Kentucky

21,340 21,250 23,050 22,110 22,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Kentucky, criminal justice is a growing field. There were 1,140 more criminal justice professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$31,950 $32,476 $33,843 $34,280 $36,407
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $31,950 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,407 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$21,572
25th percentile
$25,357
50th percentile
$31,077
75th percentile
$45,430
90th percentile
$60,933

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, 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 182%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Criminal Justice
$35,909
Criminology
$50,500
Forensic Science
$42,290
Homeland Security
$39,543
Paralegal
$36,445

In Kentucky, criminal justice professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
35
bachelor
27
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
5
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 44 accredited criminal justice schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,205 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 1,015 students graduated.

This represents a 16% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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