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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Brownsville and McAllen
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Fort Worth and Dallas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Laredo and San Antonio

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Angelo, Houston and Dallas

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Programs
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
  • AAS in Criminal Justice

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Programs
  • 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).
Programs
  • 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
  • Does Justice Studies and Criminal Justice interest you? Study these subjects and earn your Bachelor or Master of Science degree from Grand Canyon University!
  • Pursue or expand on your career in law enforcement, government, social work, or political science.
  • Convenience: Bachelor's courses can be completed online, on campus, or a combination of both! Master's courses can be completed online!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours. 
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Speak to an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
  • Liberty University's online programs ranked in the top 5 of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level**
  • No standardized testing if you meet admission requirements
  • 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
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • Lead the next generation of first responders with an online MS in Public Safety Administration
  • Learn how to navigate the complex challenges of public safety at the local
  • In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level.
Programs
  • BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation

Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

Programs
  • Behavioral Crime Analysis (Certificate) - Online
  • Criminal Justice (Doctorate) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
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    More Texas Criminal Investigators Schools

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

    School Name
    Campus
    Highest Award
    Enrolled
    Alvin
    Associate
    4,169
    Amarillo
    Associate
    10,387
    Lufkin
    Associate
    4,677
    San Angelo
    Masters
    6,239
    Austin
    Associate
    33,508
    Waco
    Doctorate & First Professional
    14,174
    Brenham
    Associate
    14,589
    Lake Jackson
    Bachelor
    3,753
    Lancaster
    Associate
    4,834
    Killeen
    Associate
    21,532
    Cisco
    Associate
    3,365
    Clarendon
    Associate
    1,126
    Beeville
    Associate
    3,196
    Plano
    Associate
    20,143
    Texas City
    Associate
    3,521
    Dallas
    Doctorate
    5,244
    Corpus Christi
    Associate
    11,167
    Mesquite
    Associate
    10,653
    Dallas
    Associate
    6,680
    El Paso
    Associate
    25,023
    Galveston
    Associate
    2,044
    Denison
    Associate
    3,811
    Abilene
    Doctorate
    2,435
    Houston
    Associate
    43,518
    Big Spring
    Associate
    3,329
    Brownwood
    Masters
    1,386
    Hawkins
    Bachelor
    712
    Kilgore
    Associate
    5,150
    Beaumont
    Associate
    2,590
    Orange
    Associate
    2,005
    Port Arthur
    Associate
    2,325
    Laredo
    Associate
    7,831
    Baytown
    Associate
    5,856
    The Woodlands
    Associate
    39,756
    Waco
    Associate
    8,079
    Midland
    Bachelor
    5,739
    Wichita Falls
    Masters
    6,027
    Dallas
    Associate
    7,009
    Corsicana
    Associate
    7,560
    Mount Pleasant
    Associate
    1,010
    San Antonio
    Associate
    10,329
    Odessa
    Associate
    4,580
    San Antonio
    Doctorate
    2,608
    San Antonio
    Associate
    7,662
    Paris
    Associate
    4,343
    Prairie View
    Doctorate
    8,382
    Austin
    Masters
    5,317
    Huntsville
    Doctorate
    16,496
    San Antonio
    Associate
    19,819
    Pasadena
    Associate
    23,805
    Levelland
    Associate
    6,602
    McAllen
    Bachelor
    19,827
    Uvalde
    Associate
    4,716
    Keene
    Masters
    890
    San Antonio
    Associate
    9,256
    Nacogdoches
    Doctorate
    11,607
    Alpine
    Masters
    2,717
    Stephenville
    Doctorate
    9,460
    Fort Worth
    Associate
    37,948
    Temple
    Associate
    4,787
    Texarkana
    Associate
    4,439
    Laredo
    Doctorate
    5,179
    Commerce
    Doctorate
    8,813
    Corpus Christi
    Doctorate
    8,563
    Kingsville
    Doctorate
    6,567
    Texarkana
    Masters
    1,656
    Fort Worth
    Masters
    8,668
    San Marcos
    Doctorate
    28,121
    Denton
    Doctorate
    12,168
    Arlington
    Doctorate
    24,889
    Brownsville
    Doctorate
    17,215
    Richardson
    Doctorate
    14,556
    El Paso
    Doctorate
    20,154
    San Antonio
    Doctorate
    28,533
    Tyler
    Doctorate
    6,137
    Odessa
    Masters
    3,559
    Athens
    Associate
    5,046
    Tyler
    Associate
    8,217
    Houston
    Doctorate
    7,522
    Houston
    Masters
    11,793
    Victoria
    Masters
    2,784
    Denton
    Doctorate
    34,710
    Vernon
    Associate
    2,808
    Victoria
    Associate
    4,002
    Plainview
    Masters
    5,899
    Weatherford
    Associate
    4,544
    Canyon
    Doctorate
    7,502
    Snyder
    Associate
    1,844
    Wharton
    Associate
    5,892

    Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

    The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
    Austin-Round Rock1550$67,710
    Abilene40$49,830
    Amarillo70$57,930
    Beaumont-Port Arthur120$65,260
    Brownsville-Harlingen780$79,660
    College Station-Bryan30$47,040
    Corpus Christi290$73,550
    Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington1770$83,680
    El Paso1730$81,780
    Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1720$89,220
    San Angelo60$83,160
    San Antonio-New Braunfels1510$72,490
    Laredo1180$76,280
    Longview60$49,000
    Lubbock220$60,670
    McAllen-Edinburg-Mission1370$72,850
    Midland60$71,930
    Killeen-Temple60$52,840
    Sherman-Denison40$70,550
    Tyler80$70,730
    Victoria50$56,260
    Waco80$62,870

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