Ohio Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Ohio

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

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

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio

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

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Ohio are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Ohio

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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

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) - 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
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Miami-Jacobs Career College (MJCC) can help get you from here to a new career!

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Business
  • Degrees: Associate

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

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

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
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More Ohio Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Ashland University Ashland Doctorate 6,493
Baldwin-Wallace College Berea Masters 4,383
Bluffton University Bluffton Masters 1,117
Bowling Green State University-Firelands Huron Bachelor 2,065
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green Doctorate 18,619
Capital University Columbus Masters & First Professional 3,713
Cedarville University Cedarville Masters 3,055
Central Ohio Technical College Newark Associate 3,100
Chancellor University Cleveland Masters 570
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati Associate 8,507
Clark State Community College Springfield Associate 3,383
Cleveland State University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 15,038
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Doctorate 2,282
Columbus State Community College Columbus Associate 23,057
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland Associate 24,563
Defiance College Defiance Masters 973
Edison State Community College Piqua Associate 3,025
Hocking College Nelsonville Associate 4,341
James A Rhodes State College Lima Associate 3,385
Jefferson Community College Steubenville Associate 1,744
Kent State University Ashtabula Campus Ashtabula Associate 1,575
Kent State University East Liverpool Campus East Liverpool Associate 902
Kent State University Kent Campus Kent Doctorate 22,819
Kent State University Stark Campus Canton Associate 3,849
Kent State University Trumbull Campus Warren Associate 2,120
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus New Philadelphia Associate 2,039
Lake Erie College Painesville Masters 941
Lakeland Community College Kirtland Associate 8,934
Lorain County Community College Elyria Associate 10,769
Lourdes College Sylvania Masters 2,021
Marion Technical College Marion Associate 2,125
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon Masters 2,675
North Central State College Mansfield Associate 3,148
Northwest State Community College Archbold Associate 2,944
Ohio Dominican University Columbus Masters 3,082
Ohio Northern University Ada Doctorate 3,603
Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus Doctorate 52,568
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus Chillicothe Masters 1,836
Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Lancaster Masters 1,728
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens Doctorate 21,089
Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton Masters 1,699
Owens Community College Perrysburg Associate 19,853
Sinclair Community College Dayton Associate 18,691
Southern State Community College Hillsboro Associate 2,436
Terra State Community College Fremont Associate 2,495
The University of Findlay Findlay Masters & First Professional 5,388
Tiffin University Tiffin Masters 2,357
Union Institute & University Cincinnati Doctorate 1,719
University of Akron Main Campus Akron Doctorate & First Professional 23,007
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College Batavia Associate 2,942
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati Doctorate & First Professional 29,319
University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College Blue Ash Associate 4,257
University of Dayton Dayton Doctorate 10,395
University of Toledo Toledo Doctorate & First Professional 19,767
Urbana University Urbana Masters 1,440
Washington State Community College Marietta Associate 1,243
Wilmington College Wilmington Masters 1,605
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 16,151
Xavier University Cincinnati Doctorate 6,646
Youngstown State University Youngstown Doctorate 13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

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:
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


Akron 1500 $56780 0.97
Canton 590 $43920 0.75
Massillon 590 $43920 0.75
Cleveland 4470 $58810 0.92
Elyria 4470 $58810 0.92
Columbus 4660 $68310 0.98
Dayton 1630 $60310 0.94
Lima 280 $49550 1.23
Mansfield 190 $52380 0.82
Springfield 230 $36260 0.99
Toledo 1630 $54550 1.17
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