Missouri Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Missouri

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jefferson City, Kansas City and Joplin
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: St. Louis, Springfield and St. Joseph
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Missouri are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Missouri

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

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

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

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

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Applied Criminology Certificate, Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS), Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Missouri Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette Masters 2,494
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette Bachelor 934
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout Bachelor 1,364
Columbia College Columbia Masters 12,954
Crowder College Neosho Associate 3,317
Culver-Stockton College Canton Bachelor 849
Drury University Springfield Masters 4,978
East Central College Union Associate 3,604
Evangel University Springfield Masters 1,657
Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal Masters 1,184
Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis Bachelor 1,882
Jefferson College Hillsboro Associate 4,865
Lincoln University Jefferson City Jefferson City Masters 3,156
Lindenwood University Saint Charles Doctorate 9,633
Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 3,422
Metropolitan Community College-Blue River Independence Associate 2,892
Mineral Area College Park Hills Associate 3,061
Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis Masters 4,598
Missouri Southern State University Joplin Masters 5,593
Missouri State University Springfield Doctorate 19,348
Missouri State University-West Plains West Plains Associate 1,757
Missouri Valley College Marshall Bachelor 1,682
Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph Masters 5,342
Moberly Area Community College Moberly Associate 4,009
North Central Missouri College Trenton Associate 1,505
Park University Parkville Masters 13,259
Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis Associate 6,250
Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis Associate 7,230
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Kirkwood Associate 10,168
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau Masters 10,624
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar Doctorate 3,539
St Charles Community College Cottleville Associate 6,933
State Fair Community College Sedalia Associate 3,306
Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff Associate 3,185
Truman State University Kirksville Masters 5,920
University of Central Missouri Warrensburg Masters 10,918
University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City Doctorate 14,442
University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 15,527
William Woods University Fulton Masters 2,189

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers 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


Jefferson City 350 $37930 1.03
Columbia 240 $44210 0.56
Joplin 300 $34310 0.83
Springfield 910 $37250 0.98
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