Criminal Justice Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina has 42 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses 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. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  3. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  4. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  5. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  6. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

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  7. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  8. Northeastern Technical College

    1201 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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  9. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    171 Moultrie St, Charleston, South Carolina 29409

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  10. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  11. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  12. Denmark Technical College

    1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  13. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  14. Forrest Junior College

    601 E River Street, Anderson, South Carolina 29624-2405

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  15. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  16. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  17. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  18. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  19. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  20. Morris College

    100 West College Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-3599

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  21. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

    3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299

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  22. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  23. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  24. University of South Carolina-Lancaster

    476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, South Carolina 29720

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  25. South Carolina State University

    300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

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  26. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  27. Spartanburg Methodist College

    1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301-5899

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  28. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  29. Tri-County Technical College

    7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

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  30. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  31. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  32. Williamsburg Technical College

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556-4197

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  33. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  34. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  35. ITT Technical Institute-Greenville

    Six Independence Pointe, Greenville, South Carolina 29615

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  36. Miller-Motte Technical College in North Charleston

    8085 Rivers Ave-Ste E, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  37. Centura College in Columbia

    7500 Two Notch Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29223

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  38. University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus

    1001 Pinnacle Point Dr Ste 200, Columbia, South Carolina 29223-5727

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  39. ITT Technical Institute-Columbia

    1628 Browning Road, Suite 180, Columbia, South Carolina 29210

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  40. Virginia College in Charleston

    6185 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  41. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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  42. Strayer University-South Carolina

    555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300, Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

South Carolina 27,270
National 1,897,220

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

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In South Carolina

24,720 26,290 26,700 27,770 26,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In South Carolina, criminal justice is a growing field. There were 2,120 more criminal justice professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 9%. This is faster than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$35,291 $35,119 $35,873 $35,657 $30,590
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
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The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is decreasing in South Carolina. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $35,291 per year, and in 2010 they made $30,590 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$19,728
25th percentile
$22,470
50th percentile
$27,110
75th percentile
$34,407
90th percentile
$49,720

Thus, there was a 15% decline in criminal justice professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminal justice professionals earning 152% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Criminal Justice
$31,149
Criminology
$47,450
Forensic Science
$41,700
Homeland Security
$37,427
Paralegal
$38,595

In South Carolina, criminal justice professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
24
bachelor
24
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
13
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The number of students graduating from the 42 accredited criminal justice schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In South Carolina, there were 1,198 graduates in 2006. And there were 949 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 21%. 37% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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