Criminal Justice Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 119 accredited schools where criminal justice classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Texas, which 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. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Alvin Community College

    3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, Texas 77511-4898

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  3. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  4. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  5. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  6. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  7. Coastal Bend College

    3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, Texas 78102

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  8. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  9. Remington College-Dallas Campus

    1800 Eastgate Dr, Garland, Texas 75041

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  10. Brazosport College

    500 College Dr, Lake Jackson, Texas 77566-3199

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  11. Cedar Valley College

    3030 North Dallas Ave, Lancaster, Texas 75134-3799

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  12. Central Texas College

    6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199

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  13. Cisco College

    101 College Heights, Cisco, Texas 76437

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  14. Clarendon College

    1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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  15. Concordia University Texas

    11400 Concordia University Dr., Austin, Texas 78726

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  16. North Central Texas College

    1525 W California Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240-4699

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  17. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  18. Dallas Baptist University

    3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299

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  19. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  20. East Texas Baptist University

    1209 North Grove St., Marshall, Texas 75670-1498

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  21. Texas A & M University-Texarkana

    7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas 75503

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  22. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  23. Eastfield College

    3737 Motley Dr, Mesquite, Texas 75150-2099

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  24. El Centro College

    801 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202-3604

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  25. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  26. Frank Phillips College

    1301 W. Roosevelt St., Borger, Texas 79008-5118

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  27. Galveston College

    4015 Ave Q, Galveston, Texas 77550-7496

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  28. Grayson County College

    6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, Texas 75020-8299

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  29. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  30. Trinity Valley Community College

    100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, Texas 75751

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  31. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  32. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  33. University of Houston-Downtown

    1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014

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  34. University of Houston-Victoria

    3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  35. Howard College

    1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas 79720

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  36. Howard Payne University

    1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794

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  37. Huston-Tillotson University

    900 Chicon St, Austin, Texas 78702-2795

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  38. Jarvis Christian College

    Hwy 80 E, Hawkins, Texas 75765-1470

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  39. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  40. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  41. Lamar State College-Orange

    410 Front St, Orange, Texas 77630

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  42. Lamar State College-Port Arthur

    1500 Proctor St, Port Arthur, Texas 77640

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  43. Laredo Community College

    West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395

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  44. Texas A & M International University

    5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

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  45. Lee College

    511 S Whiting, Baytown, Texas 77520

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  46. Lubbock Christian University

    5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

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  47. College of the Mainland

    1200 Amburn Road, Texas City, Texas 77591-2499

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  48. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599

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  49. McLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

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  50. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  51. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  52. Mountain View College

    4849 West Illinois Ave., Dallas, Texas 75211-6599

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  53. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  54. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  55. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  56. Northeast Texas Community College

    2886 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

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  57. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  58. Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

    411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689

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  59. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  60. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  61. Paris Junior College

    2400 Clarksville St, Paris, Texas 75460

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  62. Paul Quinn College

    3837 Simpson Stuart Rd, Dallas, Texas 75241

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  63. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

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  64. Saint Edward's University

    3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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  65. St. Philip's College

    1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

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  66. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  67. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  68. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  69. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  70. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  71. Southwest Texas Junior College

    2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde, Texas 78801-6297

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  72. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  73. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  74. Southwestern Adventist University

    100 W Hillcrest, Keene, Texas 76059

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  75. Sul Ross State University

    400 North Harrison, Alpine, Texas 79832

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  76. Tarleton State University

    1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000

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  77. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  78. Temple College

    2600 S 1st St, Temple, Texas 76504-7435

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  79. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  80. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

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  81. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  82. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  83. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

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  84. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

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  85. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  86. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  87. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  88. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  89. Vernon College

    4400 College Dr., Vernon, Texas 76384-4092

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  90. Victoria College

    2200 E Red River, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  91. Wayland Baptist University

    1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072

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  92. Weatherford College

    225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699

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  93. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  94. Western Texas College

    6200 College Ave, Snyder, Texas 79549

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  95. Wharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

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  96. Wiley College

    711 Wiley Ave, Marshall, Texas 75670

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  97. Palo Alto College

    1400 Villaret, San Antonio, Texas 78224-2499

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  98. Collin County Community College District

    3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069

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  99. Remington College-Fort Worth Campus

    300 E. Loop 820, Fort Worth, Texas 76112-1225

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  100. Remington College-Houston Campus

    3110 Hayes Road Suite 380, Houston, Texas 77082

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  101. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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  102. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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  103. High-Tech Institute-Dallas

    4250 N Beltline Road, Irving, Texas 75038

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  104. University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus

    12400 Coit Rd Ste 200, Dallas, Texas 75251-2004

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  105. University of Phoenix-Houston Campus

    11451 Katy Fwy, Houston, Texas 77079-2004

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  106. Lamar Institute of Technology

    855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  107. Argosy University-Dallas

    5001 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Heritage Square, Suite 230, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244

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  108. Everest College-Dallas

    6080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75206

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  109. Everest College in Arlington, TX

    300 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011

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  110. American InterContinental University in Houston

    9999 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77042

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  111. Remington College-North Houston Campus

    11310 Greens Crossing Blvd, Ste 300, Houston, Texas 77067

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  112. University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus

    8200 IH-10 West Ste 910, San Antonio, Texas 78230-3876

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  113. University of Phoenix-Austin Campus

    10801-2 N MoPac Ste 300, Austin, Texas 78759-5459

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  114. Kaplan College-Arlington

    2241 South Watson Road, Arlington, Texas 76010

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  115. Strayer University-Texas

    8501 North Mopac Expy Ste 100, Austin, Texas 78759

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  116. Everest College-Forth Worth South

    La Gran Plaza 4200 S FWY, Ft Worth, Texas 76115

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  117. Brown Mackie College-San Antonio

    4715 Fredericksburg Rd Ste 520, San Antonio, Texas 78229

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Cities

  1. Criminal Justice Schools in San Antonio, TX9 Schools
  2. Criminal Justice Schools in Houston, TX7 Schools
  3. Criminal Justice Schools in Dallas, TX7 Schools
  4. Criminal Justice Schools in Austin, TX6 Schools
  5. Criminal Justice Schools in Fort Worth, TX5 Schools
  6. Criminal Justice Schools in Arlington, TX3 Schools
  7. Criminal Justice Schools in Beaumont, TX2 Schools
  8. Criminal Justice Schools in Victoria, TX2 Schools
  9. Criminal Justice Schools in Laredo, TX2 Schools
  10. Criminal Justice Schools in Abilene, TX2 Schools
  11. Criminal Justice Schools in Corpus Christi, TX2 Schools
  12. Criminal Justice Schools in Denton, TX2 Schools
  13. Criminal Justice Schools in Odessa, TX2 Schools
  14. Criminal Justice Schools in El Paso, TX2 Schools
  15. Criminal Justice Schools in Texarkana, TX2 Schools
  16. Criminal Justice Schools in Marshall, TX2 Schools
  17. Criminal Justice Schools in Tyler, TX2 Schools
  18. Criminal Justice Schools in Irving, TX1 Schools
  19. Criminal Justice Schools in Hawkins, TX1 Schools
  20. Criminal Justice Schools in Hillsboro, TX1 Schools
  21. Criminal Justice Schools in Port Arthur, TX1 Schools
  22. Criminal Justice Schools in Clarendon, TX1 Schools
  23. Criminal Justice Schools in Denison, TX1 Schools
  24. Criminal Justice Schools in Lufkin, TX1 Schools
  25. Criminal Justice Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  26. Criminal Justice Schools in Levelland, TX1 Schools
  27. Criminal Justice Schools in Garland, TX1 Schools
  28. Criminal Justice Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  29. Criminal Justice Schools in Brownwood, TX1 Schools
  30. Criminal Justice Schools in Lubbock, TX1 Schools
  31. Criminal Justice Schools in McKinney, TX1 Schools
  32. Criminal Justice Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  33. Criminal Justice Schools in Snyder, TX1 Schools
  34. Criminal Justice Schools in Corsicana, TX1 Schools
  35. Criminal Justice Schools in Keene, TX1 Schools
  36. Criminal Justice Schools in Beeville, TX1 Schools
  37. Criminal Justice Schools in Lancaster, TX1 Schools
  38. Criminal Justice Schools in Weatherford, TX1 Schools
  39. Criminal Justice Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  40. Criminal Justice Schools in Midland, TX1 Schools
  41. Criminal Justice Schools in Mesquite, TX1 Schools
  42. Criminal Justice Schools in Prairie View, TX1 Schools
  43. Criminal Justice Schools in Big Spring, TX1 Schools
  44. Criminal Justice Schools in Wharton, TX1 Schools
  45. Criminal Justice Schools in Mcallen, TX1 Schools
  46. Criminal Justice Schools in Commerce, TX1 Schools
  47. Criminal Justice Schools in Gainesville, TX1 Schools
  48. Criminal Justice Schools in Pasadena, TX1 Schools
  49. Criminal Justice Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  50. Criminal Justice Schools in Alpine, TX1 Schools
  51. Criminal Justice Schools in Mount Pleasant, TX1 Schools
  52. Criminal Justice Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  53. Criminal Justice Schools in Alvin, TX1 Schools
  54. Criminal Justice Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  55. Criminal Justice Schools in Paris, TX1 Schools
  56. Criminal Justice Schools in Vernon, TX1 Schools
  57. Criminal Justice Schools in Baytown, TX1 Schools
  58. Criminal Justice Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools
  59. Criminal Justice Schools in Stephenville, TX1 Schools
  60. Criminal Justice Schools in Galveston, TX1 Schools
  61. Criminal Justice Schools in Uvalde, TX1 Schools
  62. Criminal Justice Schools in Kilgore, TX1 Schools
  63. Criminal Justice Schools in Cisco, TX1 Schools
  64. Criminal Justice Schools in Lake Jackson, TX1 Schools
  65. Criminal Justice Schools in Borger, TX1 Schools
  66. Criminal Justice Schools in Temple, TX1 Schools
  67. Criminal Justice Schools in Texas City, TX1 Schools
  68. Criminal Justice Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  69. Criminal Justice Schools in Belton, TX1 Schools
  70. Criminal Justice Schools in Orange, TX1 Schools
  71. Criminal Justice Schools in Plainview, TX1 Schools
  72. Criminal Justice Schools in Athens, TX1 Schools
  73. Criminal Justice Schools in Killeen, TX1 Schools
  74. Criminal Justice Schools in Brenham, TX1 Schools
  75. Criminal Justice Schools in Amarillo, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Texas 162,420
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 9% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Texas

152,660 156,090 159,790 160,330 160,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Criminal Justice is a growing field in Texas. In Texas, 8,230 more criminal justice professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 5% 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 Texas

$39,128 $40,859 $40,831 $42,821 $47,131
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Texas. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $39,128 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,131 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$27,977
25th percentile
$34,753
50th percentile
$43,120
75th percentile
$58,857
90th percentile
$72,284

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice. The pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 158%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Texas

Criminal Justice
$45,659
Criminology
$57,163
Forensic Science
$45,510
Homeland Security
$30,738
Paralegal
$45,535

In Texas, criminal justice professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
95
bachelor
70
master
20
doctor
3
Certificate
80
Total268

As the number of criminal justice professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 119 accredited criminal justice schools in Texas state is decreasing. In 2006, 7,779 students graduated from criminal justice courses in Texas. And in 2010, 6,338 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 19%. 35% of these graduates received a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Texas

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