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Criminology Schools In Maryland

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited criminology schools in Maryland. The trends in Maryland's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Mount St. Mary's University

    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Criminology Employment

Maryland 3,560
National 204,250

Approximately 2% of the country's criminology professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Maryland

3,070 3,000 3,130 3,350 3,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, criminology is a growing field. In Maryland, 490 more criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has grown by 16% in Maryland. This is faster than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$59,520 $61,650 $62,155 $43,820 $75,023
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,520 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $75,023 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Maryland

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This represents a 21% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 159%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Maryland

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Maryland, criminology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland


As the number of criminology professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited criminology schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In 2006, 513 students graduated from criminology courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 541 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 5%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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