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Law Enforcement Schools in Alabama

There are 18 schools in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs. 652 students graduated from programs at Alabama law enforcement schools in 2010. 291 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 194 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

552 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Alabama, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 16 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 194 with a degree at the associate's level, 291 with a bachelor's level degree, and 151 with a degree at the master's level.

18 law enforcement schools are located in this state. And out of these, while seven schools are private, 11 schools are public. While tuition at a public law enforcement school varies from $5,426 to $5,860, private law enforcement school tuition varies from $4,800 to $18,048.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $7,802. While the highest tuition for programs in law enforcement, which is $18,048 every year, is at ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,800 each year, is at the University of North Alabama.

Alabama law enforcement schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

552 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Alabama, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 16 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 194 with a degree at the associate's level, 291 with a bachelor's level degree, and 151 with a degree at the master's level.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 14
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 53
  • Associate 2007: 45
  • Associate 2008: 128
  • Associate 2009: 141
  • Associate 2010: 194
  • Bachelor 2006: 88
  • Bachelor 2007: 87
  • Bachelor 2008: 190
  • Bachelor 2009: 205
  • Bachelor 2010: 291
  • Master 2006: 59
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 125
  • Master 2009: 128
  • Master 2010: 151

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of 30 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, about 43.3% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 4

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32980
  • 25th Percentile: 38380
  • Median: 50420
  • 75th Percentile: 74190
  • 90th Percentile: 109100

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37150
  • 25th Percentile: 46540
  • Median: 58800
  • 75th Percentile: 75690
  • 90th Percentile: 95860

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25690
  • 25th Percentile: 30340
  • Median: 37350
  • 75th Percentile: 48000
  • 90th Percentile: 57410

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40710
  • Median Salary 2007: 42230
  • Median Salary 2008: 44090
  • Median Salary 2009: 49860
  • Median Salary 2010: 50420
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1310
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48000
  • Median Salary 2007: 49850
  • Median Salary 2008: 53100
  • Median Salary 2009: 58210
  • Median Salary 2010: 58800
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 980
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32870
  • Median Salary 2007: 34530
  • Median Salary 2008: 35670
  • Median Salary 2009: 37900
  • Median Salary 2010: 37350
  • Total Employed 2006: 9610
  • Total Employed 2007: 9850
  • Total Employed 2008: 10010
  • Total Employed 2009: 10810
  • Total Employed 2010: 11330

Alabama vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Alabama vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.560% (13370)

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1. Northeast Alabama Community College

138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986
(205) 638-4418x234

Northeast Alabama Community College is in Rainsville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in law enforcement. Overall, 3,435 students pursue degrees in 23 Northeast Alabama Community College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Mobile

3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 472-4760

ITT Technical Institute-Mobile offers two law enforcement programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement and one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level. ITT Tech is 4.9 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama. ITT Tech is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Madison

9238 Madison Blvd- Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Madison is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is very close to Madison, Alabama, is located in a rural area. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as construction management, visual communications, and management. It offers seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 454 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

4. Remington College - Mobile

828 Downtowner Loop W
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 343-8200

Remington College-Mobile is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in law enforcement.

5. Enterprise State Community College

600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Enterprise State Community College offers one law enforcement program. Overall, 2,919 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at this college. In terms of programs, this college is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement.

6. Strayer University - Alabama

3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35243
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Alabama is a for-profit 4-year institution. Strayer, which is 7.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Birmingham, AL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as healthcare management and international business. Strayer offers students four certificates, eight associates level degrees, six degrees at the bachelors level, and seven masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,396 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school.

7. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals is near the center of the city and this college offers one program in law enforcement. Overall, 4,489 students pursue degrees in 36 Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals programs. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

8. South University - Montgomery

5355 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-1120
(334) 395-8800

South University-Montgomery is 5.1 miles from the heart of downtown and SU offers one program in law enforcement. This very small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement.

9. The University of Phoenix - Birmingham

100 Corporate Dr Ste 150
Birmingham, AL 35242-2982
(205) 421-1200

The University of Phoenix-Birmingham is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Birmingham, AL. This specialized school is one of several campuses. Students are offered 15 degrees at the bachelors level and one degree at the masters level by it. 510 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at Phoenix in 2010. This school offers subjects such as educational leadership and human resources. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

10. Virginia College - Mobile

3725 Airport Blvd- Suite 165
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 378-3052

Virginia College-Mobile is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2001. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. This small school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including surgical technology and design. This school offers nine certificates and 11 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 725 students sought degrees from the 12 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

11. ITT Technical Institute - Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700

ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, ITT offers one law enforcement degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in law enforcement. This school, which is just a few miles from Bessemer, is located in a rural setting. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

12. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College offers one law enforcement program and it is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

13. Jefferson State Community College

2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Jefferson State Community College is located near Birmingham, AL. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, this community college offers students one certificate in law enforcement and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. Overall, 9,688 students seek degrees in 41 programs at this college. This large college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

14. Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346

Central Alabama Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1989. It is located in Alexander City, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers students 21 certificates and 17 degrees at the associates level. 2,447 students pursued degrees from the 27 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects such as beauty, drafting, and EMT. This public college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

15. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. This college offers three programs in law enforcement. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in law enforcement by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in law enforcement. 1,731 students seek degrees in 22 Chattahoochee Valley Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement.

16. Herzing University - Birmingham

280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800

Herzing University-Birmingham is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. It offers two law enforcement programs. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level law enforcement degree by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in law enforcement.

17. Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
(251) 981-3771x1364

Columbia Southern University offers three law enforcement programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement to students, one bachelor's level law enforcement degree, and one degree at the master's level in law enforcement. CSU is located in Orange Beach, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

18. George C Wallace State Community College - Selma

3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703-2808
(334) 876-9227

Founded in 1963, George C Wallace State Community College-Selma is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Selma, Alabama, is located in a rural area. Students are offered 11 certificates and eight degrees at the associates level by this small college. In 2010, 2,116 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as cosmetology and business management. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

19. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one program in law enforcement. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

20. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham offers one law enforcement program and it is 7.0 miles from the heart of downtown. 4,863 students seek degrees in 51 programs at this public college, overall. This college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

21. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is in Florence, AL. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, UNA offers one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level law enforcement degree. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in law enforcement.

22. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama. This community college offers subjects such as allied health and business administration. This college offers 34 certificates and 29 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 12,134 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this college. This community college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

23. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama offers one law enforcement program and USA, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. 14,776 students pursue degrees in 100 programs at USA, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement.

24. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in law enforcement. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement.

25. George C Wallace State Community College - Dothan

1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303-9234
(334) 983-3521

George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in law enforcement. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering law enforcement programs.

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