North Carolina Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in North Carolina

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Goldsboro, Jacksonville and Fayetteville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Raleigh, Greensboro and Durham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in North Carolina

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

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in North Carolina

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Law Enforcement Administration, MS Criminal Justice, BA/Social and Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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

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
ECPI University

ECPI University

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

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).

  • Programs: Master's in CJ with Federal Law Enforcement, Master's in Criminal Justice  , Master's in CJ with Behavior Analysis
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University
High Point

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

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

Take the first step toward a better future at South College-Asheville.

  • Programs: AAS Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate
Miller-Motte College
Fayetteville, Wilmington

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Degrees: Associate
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More North Carolina Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alamance Community College Graham Associate 3,925
Appalachian State University Boone Doctorate 15,871
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville Associate 6,408
Barton College Wilson Bachelor 1,130
Beaufort County Community College Washington Associate 1,476
Bladen Community College Dublin Associate 1,226
Brunswick Community College Supply Associate 1,162
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson Associate 3,728
Campbell University Buies Creek Masters & First Professional 6,208
Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Associate 7,570
Carteret Community College Morehead City Associate 1,628
Catawba College Salisbury Masters 1,323
Catawba Valley Community College Hickory Associate 4,765
Central Carolina Community College Sanford Associate 4,603
Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte Associate 18,052
Chowan University Murfreesboro Bachelor 875
Cleveland Community College Shelby Associate 2,064
Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville Associate 4,349
College of the Albemarle Elizabeth City Associate 2,117
Craven Community College New Bern Associate 3,032
Davidson County Community College Thomasville Associate 3,399
Durham Technical Community College Durham Associate 5,170
East Carolina University Greenville Doctorate & First Professional 25,990
Edgecombe Community College Tarboro Associate 1,687
Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City Masters 3,061
Fayetteville State University Fayetteville Doctorate 6,692
Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville Associate 9,063
Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem Associate 7,276
Gaston College Dallas Associate 5,718
Guilford College Greensboro Bachelor 2,688
Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown Associate 10,571
Halifax Community College Weldon Associate 1,142
Haywood Community College Clyde Associate 2,127
High Point University High Point Masters 3,064
Isothermal Community College Spindale Associate 2,131
James Sprunt Community College Kenansville Associate 1,118
Johnson C Smith University Charlotte Bachelor 1,463
Johnston Community College Smithfield Associate 4,145
Lees-McRae College Banner Elk Bachelor 882
Lenoir Community College Kinston Associate 2,733
Livingstone College Salisbury Bachelor 960
Mayland Community College Spruce Pine Associate 1,472
McDowell Technical Community College Marion Associate 1,134
Methodist University Fayetteville Masters 2,118
Mitchell Community College Statesville Associate 2,687
Montgomery Community College Troy Associate 954
Mount Olive College Mount Olive Bachelor 3,277
Nash Community College Rocky Mount Associate 2,916
North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro Doctorate 10,498
North Carolina Central University Durham Masters & First Professional 8,383
North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh Doctorate & First Professional 31,802
North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount Bachelor 1,583
Pfeiffer University Misenheimer Masters 2,053
Piedmont Community College Roxboro Associate 2,575
Pitt Community College Winterville Associate 6,499
Randolph Community College Asheboro Associate 2,521
Richmond Community College Hamlet Associate 1,799
Roanoke-Chowan Community College Ahoskie Associate 384
Robeson Community College Lumberton Associate 1,788
Rockingham Community College Wentworth Associate 2,013
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury Associate 5,158
Saint Augustines College Raleigh Raleigh Bachelor 1,284
Sampson Community College Clinton Associate 1,278
Sandhills Community College Pinehurst Associate 3,826
Shaw University Raleigh Masters 2,866
South College-Asheville Asheville Bachelor 133
South Piedmont Community College Polkton Associate 2,250
Southeastern Community College Whiteville Whiteville Associate 1,811
Southwestern Community College Sylva Sylva Associate 2,040
Stanly Community College Albemarle Associate 2,390
Surry Community College Dobson Associate 3,201
Tri-County Community College Murphy Associate 1,079
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte Doctorate 22,388
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke Masters 5,937
University of North Carolina-Wilmington Wilmington Doctorate 12,180
Vance-Granville Community College Henderson Associate 4,135
Wake Technical Community College Raleigh Associate 12,238
Wayne Community College Goldsboro Associate 2,988
Western Carolina University Cullowhee Doctorate 9,056
Western Piedmont Community College Morganton Associate 2,448
Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro Associate 2,476
Wilson Community College Wilson Associate 1,642
Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem Masters 5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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:
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

North Carolina

Asheville 710 $39920 0.83
Fayetteville 870 $43200 1.47
Goldsboro 250 $33820 1.28
Greensboro 1670 $44890 1
High Point 1670 $44890 1
Greenville 350 $45200 0.99
Hickory 750 $35970 1.09
Lenoir 750 $35970 1.09
Morganton 750 $35970 1.09
Jacksonville 340 $39650 1.59
Burlington 320 $45410 1.19
Durham 1010 $45930 0.74
Chapel Hill 1010 $45930 0.74
Raleigh 1890 $45250 0.71
Rocky Mount 330 $37840 1.25
New Bern 270 $38600 1.34
Wilmington 710 $43530 1.23
Winston 1020 $36890 0.84
Salem 1020 $36890 0.84
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