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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wilmington, Greenville and Goldsboro
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Winston-Salem, Durham and Charlotte
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Raleigh, Fayetteville and Charlotte

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Programs
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Intelligence and Crime Analysis Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
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Fayetteville
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  • B.S. in Criminal Justice
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


What sets ECPI University apart? Just ask the employers who hire our graduates. Since 1966, more than 3,800 employers have looked to ECPI for talented professionals who are capable of entering the workplace and doing the job right on the very first day. That’s because our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of today’s highly-specialized job market.

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Virginia Beach
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - 100% online
  • Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Law and Procedures, and Criminology
  • Program focuses on theoretical and applied criminal justice, the role of law enforcement in the justice system, and more
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • AS Criminal Justice

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Asheville
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Programs
  • BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation

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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
  • Criminal Justice, MA (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.

More North Carolina Criminal Investigators Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Graham
Associate
3,925
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Washington
Associate
1,476
Supply
Associate
1,162
Hudson
Associate
3,728
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Morehead City
Associate
1,628
Hickory
Associate
4,765
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Shelby
Associate
2,064
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Elizabeth City
Associate
2,117
New Bern
Associate
3,032
Thomasville
Associate
3,399
Durham
Associate
5,170
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Tarboro
Associate
1,687
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Dallas
Associate
5,718
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Weldon
Associate
1,142
Clyde
Associate
2,127
High Point
Masters
3,064
Spindale
Associate
2,131
Kenansville
Associate
1,118
Smithfield
Associate
4,145
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Spruce Pine
Associate
1,472
Marion
Associate
1,134
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Statesville
Associate
2,687
Troy
Associate
954
Mount Olive
Bachelor
3,277
Rocky Mount
Associate
2,916
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Roxboro
Associate
2,575
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Asheboro
Associate
2,521
Hamlet
Associate
1,799
Ahoskie
Associate
384
Lumberton
Associate
1,788
Wentworth
Associate
2,013
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Clinton
Associate
1,278
Pinehurst
Associate
3,826
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Whiteville
Associate
1,811
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Laurinburg
Bachelor
747
Albemarle
Associate
2,390
Dobson
Associate
3,201
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Henderson
Associate
4,135
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476
Wilson
Associate
1,642
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville 130 $49,140
Jacksonville 100 $63,250
Durham 130 $49,510
Chapel Hill 130 $49,510
Fayetteville 140 $47,960
Greensboro 170 $55,310
High Point 170 $55,310
Greenville 60 $50,210
Hickory 110 $43,510
Lenoir 110 $43,510
Morganton 110 $43,510
New Bern 40 $42,400
Raleigh 460 $57,620
Rocky Mount 60 $47,370
Wilmington 100 $51,070
Winston 210 $46,670
Salem 210 $46,670

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