West Virginia Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in West Virginia

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in West Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Weirton, Wheeling and Parkersburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntington, Morgantown and Charleston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Huntington and Wheeling

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in West Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Parkersburg, Charleston and Weirton

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in West Virginia are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in West Virginia

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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, 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

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

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

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

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

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
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More West Virginia Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
American Public University System Charles Town Masters 14,769
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg Associate 2,192
Bluefield State College Bluefield Bachelor 1,804
Davis & Elkins College Elkins Bachelor 640
Fairmont State University Fairmont Masters 4,464
Marshall Community and Technical College Huntington Associate 2,476
Marshall University Huntington Doctorate & First Professional 13,808
Mountain State University Beckley Masters 4,847
New River Community and Technical College Beckley Associate 2,232
Pierpont Community and Technical College Fairmont Associate 2,878
Potomac State College of West Virginia University Keyser Associate 1,608
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Mount Gay Associate 2,273
West Liberty State College West Liberty Masters 2,405
West Virginia Northern Community College Wheeling Associate 3,128
West Virginia State Community and Technical College Institute Associate 1,634
West Virginia State University Institute Masters 3,218
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Parkersburg Bachelor 3,743
West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon Masters 1,275
Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling Doctorate 1,420

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for West Virginia. 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

West Virginia

Beckley 210 $37040 1.01
Charleston 810 $43700 1.48
Parkersburg 160 $41190 0.84
Vienna 160 $41190 0.84
Morgantown 300 $41600 1.01
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