Colorado Detectives and Criminal Investigators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Detectives And Criminal Investigators in Colorado

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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver and Greeley
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Boulder and Colorado Springs
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Colorado Springs

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Denver and Colorado Springs

Schools for Criminal Investigators in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Criminal Investigators Schools in Colorado

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, MS in Criminal Justice - Law, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master
Colorado Technical University
Colorado Springs, Englewood

CTU can connect you to a powerful professional network, real-world faculty and innovative technology.

  • Programs: Denver - Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice: Forensic Investigation, Denver - Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice: Human Services, Colorado Springs - Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice: Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Forensic Science, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Argosy University
Denver, Phoenix

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
Utica College

What They’re Known For

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

  • Programs: BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation
  • Degrees: Bachelor
National American University
Colorado Springs

Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice A.A.S., Criminal Justice B.S.
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Colorado Criminal Investigators Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Aims Community College Greeley Associate 4,588
Arapahoe Community College Littleton Associate 6,538
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs Associate 5,206
Mesa State College Grand Junction Masters 6,199
Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver Bachelor 21,425
Otero Junior College La Junta Associate 1,558
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs Associate 11,407
Red Rocks Community College Lakewood Associate 7,223
University of Denver Denver Doctorate & First Professional 11,053
University of Northern Colorado Greeley Doctorate 12,702

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Criminal Investigators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Criminal Investigators relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Fort Collins 40 $73190 0.34
Grand Junction 50 $72950 1.15
Greeley 60 $65570 0.73
Boulder 40 $71010 0.32
Colorado Springs 160 $65380 0.81
Denver 1100 $87180 1.04
Aurora 1100 $87180 1.04
Lakewood 1100 $87180 1.04
Pueblo 50 $64550 1.05
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