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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Blacksburg and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach and Charlottesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Roanoke and Charlottesville

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

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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers credit transfer through PATHe Program, awarding credit for prior knowledge, such as previous college credits, work experience, and military experience.
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  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
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  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

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  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - 100% online
  • Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Law and Procedures, and Criminology
  • Program focuses on theoretical and applied criminal justice, the role of law enforcement in the justice system, and more
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
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  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
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 Virginia Criminal Investigators Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bluefield
Bachelor
793
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
1,423
Clifton Forge
Associate
1,295
Ferrum
Bachelor
1,233
Fairfax
Doctorate & First Professional
30,276
Hampton
Doctorate & First Professional
5,658
Farmville
Masters
4,727
Arlington
Doctorate
3,609
Dublin
Associate
4,586
Norfolk
Doctorate
6,155
Norfolk
Doctorate
22,287
Radford
Doctorate
9,122
Salem
Bachelor
2,006
Lawrenceville
Bachelor
700
Richmond
Doctorate
4,324
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
31,700
Bristol
Bachelor
224
Petersburg
Doctorate
4,720
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
1,535
Norfolk
Bachelor
1,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 50 $
Harrisonburg 40 $72,960
Lynchburg 210 $72,490
Richmond 480 $78,830
Roanoke 190 $82,280
Charlottesville 100 $74,590

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