Criminal Justice Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 49 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 Massachusetts, 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. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  3. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  4. Bay State College

    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  5. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  6. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  7. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  9. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  10. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  11. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  12. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  14. Lincoln Technical Institute in Somerville

    5 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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  15. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  16. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  17. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  18. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  19. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  20. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

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  21. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  22. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Marian Court College

    35 Little's Point Rd, Swampscott, Massachusetts 01907

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  24. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  25. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  26. Massachusetts Maritime Academy

    101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532-1803

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  27. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  28. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  29. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  30. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  31. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  32. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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  33. Nichols College

    Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000

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  34. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  35. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

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  36. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  37. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  38. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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  39. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  40. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  41. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  42. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  43. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  44. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  45. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  46. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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  47. Lincoln Technical Institute in Brockton

    365 Westgate Drive, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-1818

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  48. Mildred Elley

    505 East Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5300

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  49. Lincoln Technical Institute in Lowell

    211 Plain St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852

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Cities

  1. Criminal Justice Schools in Boston, MA7 Schools
  2. Criminal Justice Schools in Worcester, MA4 Schools
  3. Criminal Justice Schools in Springfield, MA4 Schools
  4. Criminal Justice Schools in Pittsfield, MA2 Schools
  5. Criminal Justice Schools in Quincy, MA2 Schools
  6. Criminal Justice Schools in Brockton, MA2 Schools
  7. Criminal Justice Schools in Lowell, MA2 Schools
  8. Criminal Justice Schools in Longmeadow, MA1 Schools
  9. Criminal Justice Schools in Franklin, MA1 Schools
  10. Criminal Justice Schools in Greenfield, MA1 Schools
  11. Criminal Justice Schools in Somerville, MA1 Schools
  12. Criminal Justice Schools in Fitchburg, MA1 Schools
  13. Criminal Justice Schools in Brookline, MA1 Schools
  14. Criminal Justice Schools in Gardner, MA1 Schools
  15. Criminal Justice Schools in Newton, MA1 Schools
  16. Criminal Justice Schools in Dudley, MA1 Schools
  17. Criminal Justice Schools in Milton, MA1 Schools
  18. Criminal Justice Schools in Paxton, MA1 Schools
  19. Criminal Justice Schools in Bedford, MA1 Schools
  20. Criminal Justice Schools in Bridgewater, MA1 Schools
  21. Criminal Justice Schools in Haverhill, MA1 Schools
  22. Criminal Justice Schools in Buzzards Bay, MA1 Schools
  23. Criminal Justice Schools in North Andover, MA1 Schools
  24. Criminal Justice Schools in Barnstable, MA1 Schools
  25. Criminal Justice Schools in Fall River, MA1 Schools
  26. Criminal Justice Schools in Swampscott, MA1 Schools
  27. Criminal Justice Schools in Holyoke, MA1 Schools
  28. Criminal Justice Schools in Beverly, MA1 Schools
  29. Criminal Justice Schools in Westfield, MA1 Schools
  30. Criminal Justice Schools in Danvers, MA1 Schools
  31. Criminal Justice Schools in Salem, MA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Massachusetts 37,430
National 1,897,220

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

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Massachusetts

37,340 37,610 36,130 38,610 37,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. 150 less criminal justice professionals were working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has shrunk by 0% in Massachusetts. This decline is slower 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 Massachusetts

$46,494 $48,761 $47,183 $39,953 $41,742
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are decreasing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $46,494 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,742 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$25,727
25th percentile
$30,893
50th percentile
$37,898
75th percentile
$50,588
90th percentile
$65,278

This represents a 11% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 154% 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 Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Criminal Justice
$41,639
Criminology
$69,285
Homeland Security
$44,072
Paralegal
$49,190

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts

associate
25
bachelor
28
master
18
doctor
1
Certificate
19
Total91

The number of students graduating from the 49 accredited criminal justice schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In 2006 there were 3,879 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 3,187 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 18%. Most of these graduates, or 31%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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