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Fast Facts for Private Detectives in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jacksonville, Tampa and Cape Coral
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: West Palm Beach, Miami and Lakeland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville

Salaries for Private Detectives in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Miami, Cape Coral and Lakeland

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Programs
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Private Investigation Services
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Altamonte Springs
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Financial Crime Investigation

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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  • Graduate Certificate - Cyber Security
  • Develop and apply basic statistical skills and quantitative reasoning for critical evaluation of quantitative information.
  • Understand the roles, functions, and impacts of an effective criminal justice system.
  • Examine ethical standards and issues in criminal justice processes and in professional decision making including the ever-present tension between crime control and appropriate civil liberties.
  • Survey a range of theoretical approached that explain crime and apply theoretical reasoning and concepts to observations of crime and control.
  • Analyze, from a restorative justice perspective, the needs of victims and offenders and the involved community as an alternative to satisfying abstract legal principals or punishing the offender.
  • Appreciate the investigative profession as a scientific field; sample and apply physical science methods to solve forensic problems.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • The M.S. in Cybersecurity provides the necessary foundations for the design and development of systems that are assured to be secure
  • Founded in 1901, the school has maintained its reputation as a leader in the field, offering a curriculum built on theory, fundamentals, and application with a worldwide community of over 20,000 engineering and computer science alumni
  • Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) since 2001 and as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) since 2009.
  • Designed and taught by Syracuse faculty, the curriculum built on theory, fundamentals, and application.
Programs
  • Computer and Network Technician (11-month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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  • Information Technology and Security - Bachelor
  • Average class size is 25, allowing for more one-on-one time with instructors.
  • Has a 97% employment rate among available graduates.
  • All  graduates receive Lifetime Employment  Assistance—free and forever.
  • Michigan's largest independent college.
  • Most instructors are working professionals in the fields they teach.
  • Programs are continuously updated to ensure classes are career-relevant and in sync with what's needed in the industry

More Florida Private Detectives Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Casselberry
Associate
104
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelor
427
Gainesville
Bachelor
217
Miami
Bachelor
278
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Daytona Beach
Masters
4,978
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Naples
Masters
1,699
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Madison
Associate
1,291
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Private Detectives

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Private Detectives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Private Detectives relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 260 $40,540
Cape Coral 50 $37,050
Fort Myers 50 $37,050
Gainesville -2222 $44,940
Miami -2222 $45,680
Fort Lauderdale -2222 $45,680
West Palm Beach -2222 $45,680
Orlando 260 $40,980
Kissimmee 260 $40,980
Sanford 260 $40,980
Port St. Lucie -2222 $43,490
Tallahassee 100 $37,640
Tampa -2222 $53,230
St. Petersburg -2222 $53,230
Clearwater -2222 $53,230

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