Colorado Criminal Justice Degrees & Programs

Colorado Criminal Justice Programs
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44 criminal justice schools in our directory in Colorado

Criminal justice is a rewarding field that offers many career options. Colorado students who would like to become part of this growing field can choose training programs from more than 40 criminal justice schools.

Consider online Criminal Justice programs currently accepting applicants:

Criminal Justice Programs in Colorado

As a whole, these colleges and universities offer 44 undergraduate programs and nine graduate programs, including associate, bachelor and master degree programs as well as certificate programs, all within criminal justice.

Some programs may even be offered online. Eligible students can also obtain financial assistance through scholarships.

Scholarship Options for Criminal Justice Majors in Colorado

There are a few different scholarship opportunities available to Colorado criminal justice students at the state and the national level such as the Youth Scholarship Program and Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. The County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program and the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation also offer several scholarship options for criminal justice students.

Graduates of Colorado criminal justice programs should be able to expect good employment opportunities and wages, according to O*NET, who obtains their information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employment Trends within Criminal Justice for Colorado

Criminal justice and law enforcement secondary teachers earned wages ranging from $27,000 to more than $65,000 in 2014. While these wages are slightly below the national average for this occupation, these teachers are expected to see an employment growth of twenty-one percent from 2012-2022. Police and sheriff’s patrol officers are only predicted to see a nine percent job growth, but their average yearly wages of $66,400 were above the national average, which was $56,800 in 2014.

O*NET also predicts that there will be about 380 new job openings per year for police and sheriff’s patrol officers. An employment growth of eight percent is predicted for detectives and criminal investigators, a group of legal professionals that see average annual earnings of $79,000. Correctional officers and jailers are expected to see job growth of sixteen percent in Colorado during that same decade, and these workers can earn more than $64,000 per year.

Overall, Colorado appears to be a good state for a criminal justice career since the employment growth predictions for these professions is higher in Colorado then what is predicted across the nation.

All Schools with Criminal Justice Programs in Colorado

Featured sponsored campus based and online criminal justice programs accepting applicants from Colorado

Master's in Criminology and Doctor of Psychology in Criminal Justice.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Campus-based criminal justice schools in Colorado

Aims Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Greeley, CO 

Arapahoe Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Littleton, CO 

Argosy University-Denver
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Denver, CO 

Aspen University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Denver, CO 

Colorado Christian University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Lakewood, CO 

Colorado Mesa University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Grand Junction, CO 

Colorado Mountain College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Glenwood Springs, CO 

Colorado Northwestern Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Rangely, CO 

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism


Colorado Springs, CO 

Colorado Technical University-Greenwood Village
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Aurora, CO 

Colorado Technical University-Online
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Colorado Springs, CO, ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Community College of Aurora
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Aurora, CO 

Delta Montrose Technical College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Delta, CO 

Everest College-Aurora


Aurora, CO 

Everest College-Colorado Springs


Colorado Springs, CO 

Everest College-Thornton


Thornton, CO 

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


Aurora, CO 

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


Westminster, CO 

Johnson & Wales University-Denver
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Denver, CO 

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Denver, CO 

National American University-Centennial
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Centennial, CO 

National American University-Colorado Springs
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Colorado Springs, CO 

National American University-Colorado Springs South
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Colorado Springs, CO 

National American University-Denver
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Denver, CO 

Otero Junior College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


La Junta, CO 

Pikes Peak Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Colorado Springs, CO 

Pueblo Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Forensic Science and Technology


Pueblo, CO 

Red Rocks Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Lakewood, CO 

Remington College-Colorado Springs Campus
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Colorado Springs, CO 

Trinidad State Junior College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Trinidad, CO 

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Colorado Springs, CO 

University of Colorado Denver
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Denver, CO 

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Denver, CO 

University of Northern Colorado
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Greeley, CO 

University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration


Lone Tree, CO 

Master's in Criminology and Doctor of Psychology in Criminal Justice.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Westwood College-Denver North
Program Areas: Corrections Corrections and Criminal Justice |


Denver, CO 

Westwood College-Denver South
Program Areas: Corrections Corrections and Criminal Justice |


Denver, CO