Criminal Justice Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 15 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. The trends in Nebraska'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
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Central Community College

    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

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  2. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  3. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  4. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

    1821 K St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2826

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  5. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

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  6. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  7. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  8. Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

    5425 N. 103rd St., Omaha, Nebraska 68134-1002

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  9. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  10. Peru State College

    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

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  11. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

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  12. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  13. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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  14. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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  15. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha

    9814 M St, Omaha, Nebraska 68127-9812

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Nebraska 7,370
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Nebraska

6,970 7,840 8,100 7,500 7,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a growing field in Nebraska. 260 more criminal justice professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 4%. 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 Nebraska

$37,155 $40,256 $37,480 $38,840 $42,612
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
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The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in Nebraska. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $37,155 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,612 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$26,760
25th percentile
$31,974
50th percentile
$41,298
75th percentile
$51,912
90th percentile
$62,792

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 135% 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 Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Criminal Justice
$41,322
Criminology
$52,975
Forensic Science
$0
Homeland Security
$41,447
Paralegal
$38,170

In Nebraska, criminal justice professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited criminal justice schools in Nebraska state is decreasing. In 2006, 749 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 500 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 33%. 41% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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