Criminal Justice Schools In South Dakota

Criminal Justice classes faculty can choose to work at one of 13 accredited criminal justice schools in South Dakota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the state of South Dakota, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  2. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  3. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  4. National American University-Rapid City

    321 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692

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  5. National American University-Sioux Falls

    5801 South Corporate Place, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-4293

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  6. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  7. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  8. Southeast Technical Institute

    2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107-1301

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  9. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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  10. Western Dakota Technical Institute

    800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703-4018

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  11. Colorado Technical University in Sioux Falls

    3901 W 59th St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-2272

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  12. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension

    1000 Ellsworth Street Suite 2400-B, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota 57706

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  13. Globe University-Sioux Falls

    5101 S Broadband Ln, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

South Dakota 3,430
National 1,897,220

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

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In South Dakota

2,950 3,190 3,390 3,350 3,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a growing field in South Dakota. 480 more criminal justice professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Dakota, this field has grown by 16% in four years. 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 Dakota

$35,555 $31,017 $31,877 $32,863 $36,212
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
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The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in South Dakota. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $35,555 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,212 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$24,468
25th percentile
$27,272
50th percentile
$32,283
75th percentile
$44,132
90th percentile
$57,502

This represents a 2% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. 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 South Dakota.

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

Criminal Justice
$36,212
Criminology
$50,810
Homeland Security
$40,563
Paralegal
$31,345

In South Dakota, 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 Dakota

associate
11
bachelor
11
master
1
doctor
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Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited criminal justice schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In 2006 there were 259 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in South Dakota and in 2010 there were 173 graduates.

Thus there was a 33% percent decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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