West Virginia Criminal Justice Degrees & Programs

Looking for a school in West Virginia to earn a criminal justice degree? If so, you have 28 colleges and universities from which to choose as well as 28 undergraduate degrees and 5 graduate degrees and a variety of areas of study.

Criminal Justice Scholarships

West Virginia students may be eligible for scholarships from several organizations, including West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association, American Association of State Troopers, West Virginia Troopers Association, West Virginia State Patrol, and West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board.

Criminal Justice Career & Employment Trending

According to the BLS, criminal justice workers in West Virginia earned wages in 2014 that were quite a bit lower than what was earned by similar workers across the nation. Listed below is a comparison of West Virginia wages and national average wages for the same occupations.

– Lawyers – $79,600 – NA% – $105,900
– Social workers, all other – $65,700 – NA% – $59,100
– Judges, magistrate judges & magistrates – $53,200 – NA% – $115,100
– Criminal justice & law enforcement -teachers – $51,500 – NA% – $57,200
– First-line supervisors of police & detectives $49,500 – NA% -$80,900
– Criminal investigators & detectives – $39,000 – NA% – $79,900
– Forensic science technicians – $40,500 – NA% – $55,400
– Fire investigators & inspectors – $32,900 – NA% – $56,100
– Police & patrol officers – $39,300 – NA% – $56,800
– Correctional facility specialists & probation officers – $37,200 – NA% – $49,100
– Jailers & correctional officers –$29,200 – NA- $39,800
– Investigators & private detectives – $NA – NA% – $44,600
– Fish & game wardens $NA– NA- $50,900

All Schools with Criminal Justice Programs in West Virginia

Featured online criminal justice programs accepting applicants from West Virginia

Over a dozen different Criminal Justice Programs, including Associate's in Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies, Bachelor's programs in Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, Homeland Security, and Paralegal Studies, and Master's programs in Criminal Justice. Bachelor's and Master's programs in Counseling and Psychology.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Campus-based criminal justice schools in West Virginia

Academy of Careers and Technology
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Beckley, WV 

American Public University System
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Charles Town, WV 

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Martinsburg, WV 

Bluefield State College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Bluefield, WV 

Fairmont State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Fairmont, WV 

Glenville State College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Glenville, WV 

ITT Technical Institute-Huntington
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminalistics and Criminal Science


Huntington, WV 

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


South Charleston, WV 

Over a dozen different Criminal Justice Programs, including Associate's in Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies, Bachelor's programs in Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, Homeland Security, and Paralegal Studies, and Master's programs in Criminal Justice. Bachelor's and Master's programs in Counseling and Psychology.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Marshall University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Forensic Science and Technology


Huntington, WV 

Mountwest Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Huntington, WV 

New River Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science


Beckley, WV 

Ohio Valley University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Vienna, WV 

Pierpont Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Fairmont, WV 

Potomac State College of West Virginia University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Keyser, WV 

Salem International University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Salem, WV 

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Mount Gay, WV 

Strayer University-West Virginia
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Scott Depot, WV 

University of Charleston
Program Areas: Corrections and Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Charleston, WV 

West Liberty University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


West Liberty, WV 

West Virginia Northern Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Wheeling, WV 

West Virginia State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Institute, WV 

West Virginia University
Program Areas: Forensic Science and Technology


Morgantown, WV 

West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Parkersburg, WV 

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Forensic Science and Technology


Montgomery, WV 

West Virginia Wesleyan College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Buckhannon, WV 

Wheeling Jesuit University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Wheeling, WV