Criminal Justice Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 46 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 Tennessee, 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. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

    2845 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3717

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  2. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  5. Columbia State Community College

    1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401

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  6. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  7. Daymar Institute in Nashville

    340 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37217

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  8. Dyersburg State Community College

    1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024-2411

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  9. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  10. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  11. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  12. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  13. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  14. Lane College

    545 Lane Ave, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598

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  15. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  16. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  17. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  18. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  19. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  20. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  21. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  22. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  23. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  24. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  25. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  26. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  27. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  28. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  29. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  30. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  31. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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  32. Kaplan Career Institute in Nashville

    750 Envious Lane, Nashville, Tennessee 37217-5318

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  33. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville

    10208 Technology Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932

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  34. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  35. Remington College-Memphis Campus

    2710 Nonconnah Blvd, Memphis, Tennessee 38132

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  36. ITT Technical Institute-Cordova

    7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, Tennessee 38016

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  37. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

    616 Marriott Dr Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-5048

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  38. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga

    6020 Shallowford Road Suite 100, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421

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  39. Strayer University-Tennessee

    2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118

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  40. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  41. Daymar Institute-Murfreesboro

    415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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  42. Remington College-Nashville Campus

    441 Donelson Pk Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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  43. ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga

    5600 Brainerd Rd Suite G-1, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  44. Virginia College-School of Business and Health

    721 Eastgate Loop Rd., Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  45. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  46. Argosy University-Nashville

    100 Centerview Dr, Suite 225, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Tennessee 37,800
National 1,897,220

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

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Tennessee

37,690 36,930 39,480 37,930 37,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of criminal justice professionals is shrinking in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 140 less criminal justice professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has shrunk by 0% in Tennessee. This decline is slower than the change in the number of criminal justice professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$34,189 $32,390 $34,051 $36,384 $38,984
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Tennessee. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,189 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,984 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$24,957
25th percentile
$28,406
50th percentile
$34,700
75th percentile
$46,147
90th percentile
$61,599

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Criminal Justice
$38,792
Criminology
$47,265
Forensic Science
$44,530
Homeland Security
$37,853
Paralegal
$37,615

In Tennessee, criminal justice professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
25
bachelor
34
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total70

As the number of criminal justice professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 46 accredited criminal justice schools in Tennessee state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,271 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 1,182 graduates.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. A majority of these graduates, or 49%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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