Criminal Justice Schools In Minnesota

There are 53 accredited criminal justice schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in 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. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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  2. Alexandria Technical & Community College

    1601 Jefferson Streeet, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

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  3. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  4. Central Lakes College-Brainerd

    501 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401-3900

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  5. Concordia University-Saint Paul

    275 Syndicate Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494

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  6. Minnesota State Community and Technical College

    1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000

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  7. Globe University

    8089 Globe Drive, Woodbury, Minnesota 55125-3388

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  8. Minnesota West Community and Technical College

    1593 11th Ave, Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241

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  9. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  10. Hennepin Technical College

    9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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  11. Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College

    1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, Minnesota 55746

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  12. Inver Hills Community College

    2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224

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  13. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  14. Argosy University-Twin Cities

    1515 Central Parkway, Eagan, Minnesota 55121

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  15. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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  16. University of Minnesota-Crookston

    2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001

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  17. Minneapolis Community and Technical College

    1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779

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  18. Herzing University in Minneapolis

    5700 W Broadway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55428-3548

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  19. Minnesota School of Business in Richfield

    1401 W 76 St, Richfield, Minnesota 55423

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  20. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  21. North Hennepin Community College

    7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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  22. National American University-Roseville

    1550 West Highway 36, Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4035

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  23. Brown College

    1440 Northland Dr, Mendota Heights, Minnesota 55120-1004

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  24. Normandale Community College

    9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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  25. Northland Community and Technical College

    1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

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  26. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  27. Rochester Community and Technical College

    851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999

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  28. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  29. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  30. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  31. Rasmussen College-Minnesota

    226 Park Avenue South, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-3713

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  32. Southwest Minnesota State University

    1501 State St, Marshall, Minnesota 56258-5468

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  33. Vermilion Community College

    1900 E Camp St, Ely, Minnesota 55731

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  34. Ridgewater College

    2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201

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  35. Century Community and Technical College

    3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

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  36. Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

    2101 14th St, Cloquet, Minnesota 55720

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  37. Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center

    5910 Shingle Creek Pky, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430

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  38. Leech Lake Tribal College

    6945 Littlewolf Road NW, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

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  39. National American University-Bloomington

    7801 Metro Parkway, Suite 200, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425

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  40. National American University-Brooklyn Center

    6120 Earle Brown Drive, Suite 100, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430-4100

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  41. Minnesota School of Business in Plymouth

    1455 County Rd 101 North, Plymouth, Minnesota 55447

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  42. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie

    8911 Columbine Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347

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  43. University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus

    435 Ford Rd Ste 1000, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota 55426-4915

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  44. Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park

    1201 2nd Street South, Waite Park, Minnesota 56387

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  45. Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee

    1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

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  46. Minnesota School of Business in Rochester

    2521 Pennington Drive NW, Rochester, Minnesota 55901

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  47. Minnesota School of Business in Blaine

    3680 Pheasant Ridge Dr NE, Blaine, Minnesota 55449

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  48. Minnesota School of Business - Moorhead

    2777 34th Street South, Moorhead, Minnesota 56560

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  49. Minnesota School of Business-Elk River

    11500 193rd Ave NW, Elk River, Minnesota 55330

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  50. Globe University-Minneapolis

    IDS Center Ste 51, 80 South 8th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

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  51. Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville

    17685 Juniper Path, Lakeville, Minnesota 55044

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Minnesota 22,780
National 1,897,220

Approximately 1% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Minnesota

24,610 24,440 23,310 24,900 22,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in Minnesota. There were 2,440 less criminal justice professionals working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminal justice professionals has shrunk by 10%. This decline 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 Minnesota

$39,593 $43,623 $43,627 $43,771 $44,645
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in Minnesota. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $39,593 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,645 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$30,247
25th percentile
$35,562
50th percentile
$42,590
75th percentile
$50,915
90th percentile
$64,392

Thus, there was a 11% growth in criminal justice professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Minnesota, 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 113%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Criminal Justice
$44,673
Criminology
$65,330
Homeland Security
$43,723
Paralegal
$48,240

Criminal justice professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
47
bachelor
33
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
13
Total102

The number of students graduating from the 53 accredited criminal justice schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In Minnesota, there were 2,594 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,819 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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