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Criminology Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 4 accredited criminology schools where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminology in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses criminology training at the following levels:


  1. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  2. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  3. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  4. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Criminology Employment

Massachusetts 1,990
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Massachusetts

3,280 3,560 1,650 2,020 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminology professionals is shrinking in Massachusetts. In 2010 there were 1,290 less criminology professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. This represents a 39% decline in the field. 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 Massachusetts

$65,227 $72,117 $70,537 $69,355 $69,285
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,227 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,285 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Massachusetts

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 150%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

Criminology professionals in Massachusetts earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited criminology schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In Massachusetts, there were 123 graduates in 2006. And there were 110 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

This represents a 11% decrease in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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The number of criminology faculty, growth in the field of criminology academia and criminology faculty salaries in Massachusetts, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching criminology courses to students at the certificate in criminology, and bachelors degree in criminology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future criminology faculty in Massachusetts. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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