Connecticut Detectives and Criminal Investigators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Detectives And Criminal Investigators in Connecticut

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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Haven and Hartford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bridgeport and Norwich
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Hartford and Bridgeport

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Haven and Hartford

Schools for Criminal Investigators in Connecticut are listed below.

Selected Criminal Investigators Schools in Connecticut

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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

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice in Crime Scene Investigation
  • Degrees: Bachelor

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

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

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)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

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

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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
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More Connecticut Criminal Investigators Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Asnuntuck Community College Enfield Associate 1,792
Briarwood College Southington Bachelor 663
Capital Community College Hartford Associate 3,726
Central Connecticut State University New Britain Doctorate 12,106
Gateway Community College New Haven New Haven Associate 5,965
Housatonic Community College Bridgeport Associate 4,475
Manchester Community College Manchester Associate 6,484
Middlesex Community College Middletown Middletown Associate 2,623
Mitchell College New London Bachelor 894
Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury Associate 5,966
Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted Associate 1,632
Norwalk Community College Norwalk Associate 6,231
Quinnipiac University Hamden Doctorate & First Professional 7,216
Sacred Heart University Fairfield Doctorate 5,801
Three Rivers Community College Norwich Norwich Associate 3,858
Tunxis Community College Farmington Associate 3,836
University of Hartford West Hartford Doctorate 7,290
University of New Haven West Haven Doctorate 4,774
Western Connecticut State University Danbury Doctorate 6,211

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. 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


Hartford 390 $78190 0.88
West Hartford 390 $78190 0.88
East Hartford 390 $78190 0.88
New Haven 240 $79170 1.09
Waterbury 50 $71150 1.04
Bridgeport 180 $84660 0.56
Stamford 180 $84660 0.56
Norwalk 180 $84660 0.56
Danbury 30 $71710 0.51
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