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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans and Shreveport

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • BS in Criminal Justice
  • Kaplan University Online Degree Programs
  • Attend college on your terms. Kaplan University offers fully online degree programs that fit any schedule.
Programs
  • Undergraduate Specialization - Criminal Forensics
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Intelligence and Crime Analysis Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • The Online Criminal Justice Master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system
  • The 30-credit curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
  • Students can personalize their degree through several concentration options, including Behavior Management
Programs
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
  • AA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 82% of all full-time faculty have a terminal degree in their field.
  • With 1367 total faculty members, the student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1.
  • Currently the 3rd largest Catholic University in the United States, with 16,000 enrolled students and more than 76,000 alumni across the world. 
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • AS in Criminal Justice
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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  • B.S. Criminal Justice

City University of Seattle is a private nonprofit university accredited through the doctoral level. It is dedicated to serving the working adult and transfer student and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Top 50 in the country for its online bachelor’s degree programs.

 

According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, CityU’s Completion Rate is more than twice the national average.

 

CityU offers flexible online, onsite and performance-based programs throughout North America, Asia and Europe and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. CityU’s curriculum is informed and taught by professionals who are leaders in their industries and can prepare students for their big meetings tomorrow or their next big career moves.

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
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  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice, MA (Online)
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Louisiana Criminal Investigators Schools

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Baton Rouge
Associate
7,031
Bossier City
Associate
4,986
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
New Orleans
Bachelor
956
Grambling
Doctorate
5,161
Pineville
Masters
1,056
Alexandria
Bachelor
2,574
Eunice
Associate
2,864
Shreveport
Masters
3,948
Oakdale
Associate
310
Bogalusa
Associate
1,080
New Orleans
Masters & First Professional
4,360
Lake Charles
Masters
8,095
Thibodaux
Masters
6,864
Natchitoches
Masters
9,037
New Orleans
Masters
1,298
Baton Rouge
Masters
2,103
Lafayette
Associate
2,944
Hammond
Doctorate
14,744
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
8,288
New Orleans
Masters
2,648
Lake Charles
Associate
1,627
Monroe
Doctorate & First Professional
8,541
Lafayette
Doctorate
16,345

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Criminal Investigators

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge410$58,060
Alexandria110$49,620
Hammond80$62,890
Houma-Thibodaux90$55,030
Lafayette180$40,060
Lake Charles160$53,740
Monroe40$61,260
New Orleans-Metairie660$81,110
Shreveport-Bossier City130$62,210

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