South Carolina Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in South Carolina

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Florence, Charleston and Columbia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Columbia, Charleston and Greenville

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbia, Charleston and Greenville

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

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in South 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

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

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

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.

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

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
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More South Carolina Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Anderson University Anderson Masters 1,902
Benedict College Columbia Bachelor 2,641
Central Carolina Technical College Sumter Associate 3,283
Centura College - Columbia Columbia Associate 387
Charleston Southern University Charleston Masters 3,286
Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston Masters 3,300
Claflin University Orangeburg Masters 1,763
Coker College Hartsville Bachelor 1,197
Denmark Technical College Denmark Associate 1,571
Florence-Darlington Technical College Florence Associate 3,956
Forrest Junior College Anderson Associate 115
Greenville Technical College Greenville Associate 14,300
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway Associate 5,800
Lander University Greenwood Masters 2,408
Limestone College Gaffney Bachelor 3,389
Midlands Technical College West Columbia Associate 10,706
Morris College Sumter Bachelor 871
Northeastern Technical College Cheraw Associate 976
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg Associate 2,399
Piedmont Technical College Greenwood Associate 4,880
South Carolina State University Orangeburg Doctorate 4,933
Southern Wesleyan University Central Masters 2,445
Spartanburg Methodist College Spartanburg Associate 797
Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort Associate 1,893
Tri-County Technical College Pendleton Associate 5,223
Trident Technical College Charleston Associate 12,076
University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia Doctorate & First Professional 27,272
University of South Carolina-Lancaster Lancaster Associate 1,502
University of South Carolina-Upstate Spartanburg Masters 4,916
Voorhees College Denmark Bachelor 587
York Technical College Rock Hill Associate 4,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South 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

South Carolina

Florence 460 $35640 1.18
Greenville 1730 $35820 0.94
Anderson 1730 $35820 0.94
Mauldin 1730 $35820 0.94
Hilton Head Island 420 $44610 1.26
Bluffton 420 $44610 1.26
Beaufort 420 $44610 1.26
Charleston 1930 $43230 1.28
North Charleston 1930 $43230 1.28
Columbia 2660 $38500 1.55
Spartanburg 570 $36680 0.88
Sumter 180 $32700 1.08
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