Criminal Justice Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 25 accredited schools where criminal justice classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Maryland, 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


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. TESST College of Technology-Towson

    803 Glen Eagles Ct, Towson, Maryland 21286-2201

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  4. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  5. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  6. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  7. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  8. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  9. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  10. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  11. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  12. Garrett College

    687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541

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  13. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

    18618 Crestwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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  14. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  15. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  16. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  17. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  18. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  19. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  20. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  21. TESST College of Technology-Beltsville

    4600 Powder Mill Rd, Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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  22. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

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  23. Wor-Wic Community College

    32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804-7131

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  24. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  25. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Maryland 45,390
National 1,897,220

Approximately 2% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Maryland

41,180 42,600 42,080 45,260 44,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, criminal justice is a growing field. 3,050 more criminal justice professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has grown by 7% in Maryland. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminal justice professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of criminal justice professionals working around the nation.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$43,575 $44,916 $45,064 $47,075 $47,070
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Maryland. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $43,575 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$28,904
25th percentile
$36,263
50th percentile
$45,896
75th percentile
$56,743
90th percentile
$65,521

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 127% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Maryland

Criminal Justice
$47,718
Criminology
$75,023
Forensic Science
$58,850
Homeland Security
$50,810
Paralegal
$46,165

In Maryland, 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 Maryland

associate
20
bachelor
8
master
2
doctor
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Certificate
18
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited criminal justice schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,324 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 776 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 41%. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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