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Law Enforcement Schools in Arizona

There are 20 Arizona schools offering law enforcement programs. 2,525 students graduated with degrees from Arizona law enforcement schools in 2010. 1,336 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 775 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

2,034 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Arizona, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from law enforcement programs. Out of those, 213 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 201 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,336 with a bachelor's level degree, and 775 with a master's level degree.

20 law enforcement schools are located in this state. And of these, while 11 schools are public, nine schools are private. While tuition at a public law enforcement school is $8,237, tuition at a private law enforcement school varies from $10,440 to $23,624.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $10,255. While the highest tuition for law enforcement programs, which is $23,624 per year, is at Anthem College-Phoenix, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,237 every year, is at the University of Arizona.

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

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

2,034 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Arizona, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from law enforcement programs. Out of those, 213 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 201 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,336 with a bachelor's level degree, and 775 with a master's level degree.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 984
  • Certificate 2007: 901
  • Certificate 2008: 1097
  • Certificate 2009: 862
  • Certificate 2010: 213
  • Associate 2006: 131
  • Associate 2007: 132
  • Associate 2008: 232
  • Associate 2009: 272
  • Associate 2010: 201
  • Bachelor 2006: 30
  • Bachelor 2007: 34
  • Bachelor 2008: 185
  • Bachelor 2009: 799
  • Bachelor 2010: 1336
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 29
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 775

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 40 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, close to 42.5% 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 Arizona

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 3

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48300
  • 25th Percentile: 61280
  • Median: 71770
  • 75th Percentile: 80730
  • 90th Percentile: 94530

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 61550
  • 25th Percentile: 77420
  • Median: 88550
  • 75th Percentile: 94620
  • 90th Percentile: 111920

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43590
  • 25th Percentile: 51250
  • Median: 60300
  • 75th Percentile: 68990
  • 90th Percentile: 74640

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54240
  • Median Salary 2007: 53440
  • Median Salary 2008: 53510
  • Median Salary 2009: 56430
  • Median Salary 2010: 71770
  • Total Employed 2006: 4680
  • Total Employed 2007: 4900
  • Total Employed 2008: 5110
  • Total Employed 2009: 5370
  • Total Employed 2010: 5230

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72990
  • Median Salary 2007: 75460
  • Median Salary 2008: 78180
  • Median Salary 2009: 80510
  • Median Salary 2010: 88550
  • Total Employed 2006: 2420
  • Total Employed 2007: 2620
  • Total Employed 2008: 2710
  • Total Employed 2009: 2820
  • Total Employed 2010: 2900

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49390
  • Median Salary 2007: 50620
  • Median Salary 2008: 52960
  • Median Salary 2009: 59250
  • Median Salary 2010: 60300
  • Total Employed 2006: 10640
  • Total Employed 2007: 11560
  • Total Employed 2008: 11820
  • Total Employed 2009: 13230
  • Total Employed 2010: 12270

Arizona vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Arizona vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 2.380% (20400)

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1. Everest College - Mesa

5416 East Baseline Ste. 200
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 830-5151

Everest College-Mesa is located in the suburbs of Mesa, Arizona and it offers one program in law enforcement. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

2. Brookline College - Tucson

5441 E. 22nd Street Ste. 125
Tucson, AZ 85711-5444
(520) 748-9799

Brookline College-Tucson offers one law enforcement program and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 984 students seek degrees in 14 programs at this school.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Phoenix

10220 North 25th Ave- Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 749-7900

ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 9.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects including legal assisting, nursing, and business administration. ITT Tech offers students eight degrees at the associates level and six degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 568 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This technical college is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

4. Brookline College - Phoenix

2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 242-6265

Brookline College-Phoenix is 8.5 miles from the heart of downtown and BC offers one program in law enforcement. BC is a for-profit 4-year institution.

5. ITT Technical Institute - Tempe

5005 S. Wendler Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
(602) 437-7500

ITT Technical Institute-Tempe is 3.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, this specialized school offers one associate's level degree in law enforcement to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, ITT is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Tucson

1455 W. River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704-5829
(520) 408-7488

ITT Technical Institute-Tucson is in the suburbs of Tucson, Arizona. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, students are offered one law enforcement degree at the associate's level by ITT Tech and one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level. ITT is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, students are offered one law enforcement certificate by it and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. Argosy University - Phoenix Online Division

2233 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 216-2600

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It is the 14th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as business and human resources. This school offers four bachelors level degrees, nine masters level degrees, and five degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 11,529 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this mid-sized school.

9. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1978. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers subjects such as information systems and game design. This college offers 24 certificates and 28 associates level degrees to students. 6,354 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

10. Anthem College - Phoenix

1515 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 279-9700

Anthem College-Phoenix offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in law enforcement by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. This school is 3.5 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

11. Argosy University - Phoenix

2233 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 216-2600

Argosy University-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 8.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. Argosy is one of several campuses. Argosy offers two certificates, four bachelors level degrees, nine masters level degrees, and six degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 891 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at Argosy. It offers subjects such as sports psychology, public health, and counseling. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

12. The University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona

300 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-4574
(520) 881-6512

The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona offers one program in law enforcement and UPX, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in law enforcement.

13. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is located in a rural area. This college offers two law enforcement programs. Of those, this community college offers students one certificate in law enforcement and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. Overall, 25,266 students pursue degrees in 81 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

14. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. This college offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, this college offers students one law enforcement certificate and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. 36,823 students seek degrees in 112 programs at this college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks first in the state of Arizona.

15. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is located in town of Thatcher, Arizona. It offers three programs in law enforcement. Of those, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and two law enforcement degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

16. Brookline College - Tempe

1140/1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 545-8755

Brookline College-Tempe, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in law enforcement. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

17. The East Valley Institute of Technology

1601 W Main St
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 461-4000

The East Valley Institute of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ and it offers one law enforcement program. Overall, 240 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this school.

18. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam, which is just a few miles from Phoenix, is in a rural area. It offers two law enforcement programs. Of those, students are offered one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level by this school and one degree at the master's level in law enforcement. 6,010 students pursue degrees in 55 University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

19. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Founded in 1970, Mohave Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near Kingman, is located in a rural setting. This community college offers students 52 certificates and 54 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 6,686 students sought degrees from the 75 programs at this medium-sized college. This college offers subjects such as homeland security, dental hygiene, and culinary arts. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

20. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1969. This college, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural area. It is the 15th largest institution in the state of Arizona. Students are offered 49 certificates and 42 degrees at the associates level by this college. 11,257 students sought degrees from the 59 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects such as science, computer programming, and forensic science. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

21. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Founded in 1899, Northern Arizona University is a public, 4-year, research institution. NAU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. This university is the the fifth oldest and the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as forensic accounting and business writing. Students are offered 48 certificates, 130 bachelors level degrees, 67 masters level degrees, and nine degrees at the doctoral level by this big university. 25,197 students pursued degrees from the 182 programs at this university in 2010. This university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. NAU is one of 5 research universities in Arizona.

22. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is located near Yuma, AZ and it offers one program in law enforcement. 8,545 students pursue degrees in 104 programs at this school, overall. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

23. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in law enforcement. More specifically, this college offers students two law enforcement certificates and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. Overall, 21,373 students seek degrees in 94 programs at this community college. It is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

24. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona offers one law enforcement program and this university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. This large university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona.

25. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers subjects including early childhood education and health science. This liberal arts college offers 29 certificates, 152 bachelors level degrees, 97 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree to students. 1,132 students pursued degrees from the 188 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona.

26. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in law enforcement. Out of those, it offers two law enforcement certificates to students and two associate's level degrees in law enforcement. This large college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering law enforcement.

27. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Founded in 1974, Northland Pioneer College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Holbrook, Arizona, is located in a rural area. This community college offers students 41 certificates and 33 associates level degrees. 3,950 students pursued degrees from the 46 programs at this college in 2010. This college offers subjects such as healthcare administration, administrative assistant and secretarial science, and medical assisting. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

28. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Founded in 1985, Paradise Valley Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located near Phoenix, AZ. Students are offered 29 certificates and 31 degrees at the associates level by it. 10,282 students pursued degrees from the 44 programs at this big college in 2010. This college offers subjects such as early childhood education and web design. This community college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

29. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1985. It is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. This community college offers subjects such as advertising and automotive technology. This community college offers students 31 certificates and 32 associates level degrees. 12,296 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

30. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College, which is near Coolidge, is located in a rural setting and it offers one law enforcement program. 7,117 students seek degrees in 50 Central Arizona College programs, overall.

31. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College, which is only a few miles from Douglas, is in a rural setting. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in law enforcement by it and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. This mid-sized school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

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