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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus, Cleveland and Youngstown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Canton, Dayton and Cincinnati
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dayton, Cleveland and Cincinnati

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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
  • Undergraduate Specialization - Criminal Forensics
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
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 (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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
  • BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation

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
  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.

More Ohio 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
Berea
Masters
4,383
Bluffton
Masters
1,117
Huron
Bachelor
2,065
Bowling Green
Doctorate
18,619
Columbus
Masters & First Professional
3,713
Suffield
Associate
207
Newark
Associate
3,100
Cincinnati
Associate
8,507
Cleveland
Doctorate & First Professional
15,038
Cincinnati
Doctorate
2,282
Columbus
Associate
23,057
Cleveland
Associate
24,563
Defiance
Masters
973
Piqua
Associate
3,025
Nelsonville
Associate
4,341
Lima
Associate
3,385
Steubenville
Associate
1,744
Ashtabula
Associate
1,575
East Liverpool
Associate
902
Kent
Doctorate
22,819
Canton
Associate
3,849
Warren
Associate
2,120
New Philadelphia
Associate
2,039
Kirtland
Associate
8,934
Elyria
Associate
10,769
Sylvania
Masters
2,021
Marion
Associate
2,125
Archbold
Associate
2,944
Columbus
Masters
3,082
Ada
Doctorate
3,603
Columbus
Doctorate
52,568
Chillicothe
Masters
1,836
Lancaster
Masters
1,728
Athens
Doctorate
21,089
Ironton
Masters
1,699
Dayton
Associate
18,691
Hillsboro
Associate
2,436
Fremont
Associate
2,495
Findlay
Masters & First Professional
5,388
Tiffin
Masters
2,357
Akron
Doctorate & First Professional
23,007
Batavia
Associate
2,942
Cincinnati
Doctorate & First Professional
29,319
Blue Ash
Associate
4,257
Dayton
Doctorate
10,395
Toledo
Doctorate & First Professional
19,767
Urbana
Masters
1,440
Marietta
Associate
1,243
Wilmington
Masters
1,605
Dayton
Doctorate & First Professional
16,151
Cincinnati
Doctorate
6,646
Youngstown
Doctorate
13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Ohio. 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
Akron 150 $58,930
Cleveland 510 $68,490
Elyria 510 $68,490
Columbus 560 $61,240
Dayton 110 $77,040
Toledo 130 $60,610

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