Criminal Justice Schools In Missouri

There are 59 accredited criminal justice schools in Missouri for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. The trends in Missouri'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. Anthem College-Maryland Heights

    13723 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Earth City

    3640 Corporate Trail Drive, Earth City, Missouri 63045

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  3. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  4. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  5. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  6. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  7. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  8. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  9. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  10. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  11. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  12. Harris-Stowe State University

    3026 Laclede Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2136

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  13. Jefferson College

    1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440

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  14. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  15. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  16. Metropolitan Community College-Longview

    500 Longview Rd, Lees Summit, Missouri 64081-2105

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  17. Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods

    2601 NE Barry Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64156

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  18. Mineral Area College

    5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000

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  19. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  20. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  21. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  22. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  23. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

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  24. Moberly Area Community College

    101 College Ave, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1304

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  25. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  26. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  27. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  28. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  29. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  30. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  31. Sanford-Brown College in Fenton

    1345 Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, Missouri 63026-3400

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  32. Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

    3400 Pershall Rd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63135

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  33. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

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  34. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  35. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  36. State Fair Community College

    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199

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  37. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  38. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  39. Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff

    2080 Three Rivers Blvd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901

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  40. North Central Missouri College

    1301 Main St, Trenton, Missouri 64683

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  41. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  42. William Woods University

    One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1098

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  43. National American University-Independence

    3620 Arrowhead Avenue, Independence, Missouri 64057

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  44. St Charles Community College

    4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975

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  45. Colorado Technical University in North Kansas City

    520 E 19th Ave, North Kansas City, Missouri 64116

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  46. ITT Technical Institute-Arnold

    1930 Meyer Drury Dr, Arnold, Missouri 63010

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  47. Vatterott College in Saint Joseph

    3131 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, Missouri 64506

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  48. University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus

    13801 Riverport Dr Ste 102, Saint Louis, Missouri 63043-4828

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  49. Metropolitan Community College-Blue River

    20301 E 78 Hwy, Independence, Missouri 64057

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  50. University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus

    901 E 104th St Ste 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3459

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  51. Grantham University

    7200 NW 86th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64153

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  52. Anthem College-Fenton

    645 Gravois Bluffs Blvd, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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  53. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  54. University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus

    1343 E Kingsley St, Springfield, Missouri 65804-7216

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  55. ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City

    9150 East 41st Place, Kansas City, Missouri 64133

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  56. National American University-Zona Rosa

    7490 NW 87th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64153

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  57. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Springfield

    3216 S. National Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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  58. American College of Technology

    2300 Frederick Ave, Suite 208, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64506

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  59. Brown Mackie College-St Louis

    #2 Soccer Park Rd, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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Cities

  1. Criminal Justice Schools in Kansas City, MO7 Schools
  2. Criminal Justice Schools in Saint Louis, MO6 Schools
  3. Criminal Justice Schools in Springfield, MO5 Schools
  4. Criminal Justice Schools in Fenton, MO3 Schools
  5. Criminal Justice Schools in Saint Joseph, MO3 Schools
  6. Criminal Justice Schools in Fayette, MO2 Schools
  7. Criminal Justice Schools in Fulton, MO2 Schools
  8. Criminal Justice Schools in Independence, MO2 Schools
  9. Criminal Justice Schools in Poplar Bluff, MO1 Schools
  10. Criminal Justice Schools in Lees Summit, MO1 Schools
  11. Criminal Justice Schools in Bolivar, MO1 Schools
  12. Criminal Justice Schools in Arnold, MO1 Schools
  13. Criminal Justice Schools in Warrensburg, MO1 Schools
  14. Criminal Justice Schools in Point Lookout, MO1 Schools
  15. Criminal Justice Schools in Maryland Heights, MO1 Schools
  16. Criminal Justice Schools in Earth City, MO1 Schools
  17. Criminal Justice Schools in Trenton, MO1 Schools
  18. Criminal Justice Schools in Hillsboro, MO1 Schools
  19. Criminal Justice Schools in Joplin, MO1 Schools
  20. Criminal Justice Schools in Union, MO1 Schools
  21. Criminal Justice Schools in Neosho, MO1 Schools
  22. Criminal Justice Schools in Jefferson City, MO1 Schools
  23. Criminal Justice Schools in Saint Charles, MO1 Schools
  24. Criminal Justice Schools in Columbia, MO1 Schools
  25. Criminal Justice Schools in Hannibal, MO1 Schools
  26. Criminal Justice Schools in Canton, MO1 Schools
  27. Criminal Justice Schools in Kirksville, MO1 Schools
  28. Criminal Justice Schools in Moberly, MO1 Schools
  29. Criminal Justice Schools in Park Hills, MO1 Schools
  30. Criminal Justice Schools in Sedalia, MO1 Schools
  31. Criminal Justice Schools in Cape Girardeau, MO1 Schools
  32. Criminal Justice Schools in Marshall, MO1 Schools
  33. Criminal Justice Schools in West Plains, MO1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Missouri 33,680
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Missouri

35,180 35,150 34,390 34,860 33,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of criminal justice is shrinking. There were 1,990 less criminal justice professionals working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminal justice professionals has shrunk by 6%. 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 Missouri

$33,037 $34,480 $35,607 $38,138 $41,061
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 increasing in Missouri. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $33,037 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,061 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$26,683
25th percentile
$31,237
50th percentile
$38,171
75th percentile
$48,911
90th percentile
$62,573

Thus, there was a 20% growth in criminal justice professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Missouri state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 135% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Missouri

Criminal Justice
$40,054
Criminology
$49,795
Forensic Science
$46,240
Homeland Security
$39,993
Paralegal
$41,995

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
38
bachelor
45
master
6
doctor
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Certificate
14
Total103

The number of students graduating from the 59 accredited criminal justice schools in Missouri is decreasing. In 2006, 2,275 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 1,841 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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