Oregon Criminal Justice Degrees & Programs

Individuals interested in careers in criminal justice have a few good criminal justice schools in Oregon. With 30 colleges and universities offering thirty undergraduate degree programs and two graduate degree programs, students have many options from which to choose.

Consider online Criminal Justice programs currently accepting applicants:

Some of the majors offered in Oregon schools include criminal justice, legal office administration, court reporting and paralegal, among others.

Oregon Criminal Justice Scholarships

Once students choose a program, the cost of completing the program is often a concern. Oregon has several organizations that help criminal justice students through scholarship programs. Some of these include the Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police, Oregon State Police Officers Association, American Association of State Troopers, and Oregon Public Safety Officer Grant Program.

A scholarship beneficial to aspiring law students is the G. Russell Morgan Scholarship. Additionally, some of the colleges may also offer scholarships to deserving criminal justice or law enforcement students.

Oregon Criminal Justice Career & Employment Trending

According to reports by O*NET, Oregon criminal justice and law enforcement personnel earned wages in 2014 that were fairly consistent with similar workers nationwide.

Depending on the occupation, some Oregon wages were higher and others were lower than the national average. Private detectives & investigators, for instance, earned $37,100 in Oregon and the national average was $44,600. Correctional officers & jailers in Oregon earned $53,800 – an amount substantially higher than $39,800 that was earned nationwide.

Fire inspectors & investigators earned $85,100 in Oregon while the national average was $56,100. The projected employment growth percentage for the decade of 2012-2022 also varied by occupation. Private detectives & investigators and lawyers were predicted to see job growth of up to eighteen percent and fifteen percent while correctional officers and jailers are only expected to see a six percent growth, according to O*NET.

An interesting trend in Oregon is that the workers with the lowest wages seem to have the higher job growth potential.

All Schools with Criminal Justice Programs in Oregon

Featured online criminal justice programs accepting applicants from Oregon

BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice program.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Campus-based criminal justice schools in Oregon

Blue Mountain Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Pendleton, OR 

Central Oregon Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Juvenile Corrections


Bend, OR 

Chemeketa Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Juvenile Corrections


Salem, OR 

Clackamas Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Juvenile Corrections


Oregon City, OR 

Clatsop Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Astoria, OR 

Columbia Gorge Community College
Program Areas: Juvenile Corrections


The Dalles, OR 

Everest College-Portland


Portland, OR 

Heald College-Portland
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Portland, OR 

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


Portland, OR 

Klamath Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Corrections and Criminal Justice Criminal Justice/Police Science


Klamath Falls, OR 

Lane Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Juvenile Corrections


Eugene, OR 

Linn-Benton Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Juvenile Corrections


Albany, OR 

Mt Hood Community College
Program Areas: Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism


Gresham, OR 

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


Tigard, OR 

Oregon Coast Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science


Newport, OR 

Pioneer Pacific College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration | Criminal Justice/Police Science


Wilsonville, OR 

Portland Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Juvenile Corrections


Portland, OR 

BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice program.

ONLINE PROGRAMS 

Portland State University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Portland, OR 

Rogue Community College
Program Areas: Corrections Criminal Justice/Police Science Juvenile Corrections


Grants Pass, OR 

Southern Oregon University
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Ashland, OR 

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Coos Bay, OR 

Sumner College
Program Areas: Corrections


Portland, OR 

Tillamook Bay Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Tillamook, OR 

Treasure Valley Community College
Program Areas: Criminal Justice/Police Science | Criminal Justice/Safety Studies


Ontario, OR 

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


Roseburg, OR 

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


Tigard, OR 

Western Oregon University
Program Areas: Corrections Administration


Monmouth, OR