Criminal Justice Schools In Utah

Utah has 19 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Utah, 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


Schools

  1. Bridgerland Applied Technology College

    1301 North 600 West, Logan, Utah 84321

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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

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  3. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

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  4. Eagle Gate College in Murray

    5588 South Green Street, Murray, Utah 84123-6965

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  5. ITT Technical Institute-Murray

    920 W Levoy Dr, Murray, Utah 84123

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  6. Everest College-West Valley City

    3280 W 3500 S, West Valley City, Utah 84119-2632

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  7. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

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  8. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

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  9. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

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  10. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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  11. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

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  12. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

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  13. Provo College

    1450 W 820 N, Provo, Utah 84601

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  14. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus

    5373 S. Green Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123-4642

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  15. Eagle Gate College in Layton

    915 N 400 W, Layton, Utah 84041

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  16. Argosy University-Salt Lake City

    121 Election Rd Ste 300, Draper, Utah 84020

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  17. Strayer University-Utah

    9815 S Monroe St Ste 200, Sandy, Utah 84070

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  18. Provo College_??_??_American Fork

    1262 S 820 E, American Fork, Utah 84003

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  19. Broadview University-Salt Lake City

    240 E Morris Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Utah 11,150
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Utah

9,430 9,920 10,160 11,280 10,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminal justice professionals is growing in Utah. In Utah, 1,290 more criminal justice professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 14% in four years. 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 Utah

$38,474 $38,334 $39,693 $40,481 $41,292
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are growing in Utah. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $38,474 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,292 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$26,900
25th percentile
$31,093
50th percentile
$37,170
75th percentile
$50,133
90th percentile
$62,378

Thus, there was a 7% growth in criminal justice professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Utah

Criminal Justice
$40,189
Criminology
$70,140
Forensic Science
$42,920
Homeland Security
$41,460
Paralegal
$39,490

In Utah, 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 Utah

associate
15
bachelor
15
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total32

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited criminal justice schools in Utah is decreasing. In Utah, there were 1,112 graduates in 2006. And there were 441 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

This represents a 60% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Utah

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