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Criminal Justice Schools in Columbus, Georgia

There are five schools around Columbus, GA offering criminal justice programs. In 2010, 193 students graduated with degrees from Columbus criminal justice schools. 103 of all these students graduated with certificates and 75 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

183 students graduate from programs in this city in criminal justice, on average, per year. This accounts for 6% of students who Georgia schools graduate from criminal justice programs. Specifically, 103 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 15 with a degree at the associate's level, and 75 with a bachelor's level degree.

Five criminal justice schools are located in Columbus. Out of these, four schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private criminal justice school is $11,040, tuition at a public criminal justice school is $4,996.

Average tuition for criminal justice programs is $6,529. The lowest tuition in Columbus, which is $4,996 every year, is at Columbus State University, while the highest tuition for criminal justice programs, which is $11,040 every year, is at the University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia.

Criminal justice schools in Columbus offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in criminal justice pursued masters level degrees.

Criminal Justice Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Columbus, Georgia

183 students graduate from programs in this city in criminal justice, on average, per year. This accounts for 6% of students who Georgia schools graduate from criminal justice programs. Specifically, 103 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 15 with a degree at the associate's level, and 75 with a bachelor's level degree.

Criminal Justice Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Columbus, Georgia

  • Certificate 2006: 51
  • Certificate 2007: 89
  • Certificate 2008: 92
  • Certificate 2009: 105
  • Certificate 2010: 103
  • Associate 2006: 15
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 15
  • Associate 2010: 15
  • Bachelor 2006: 64
  • Bachelor 2007: 69
  • Bachelor 2008: 70
  • Bachelor 2009: 93
  • Bachelor 2010: 75

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Columbus, Georgia

Columbus schools offer a total of nine criminal justice programs. Of these programs, about 44.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Columbus, Georgia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 2

Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20730
  • 25th Percentile: 25960
  • Median: 28860
  • 75th Percentile: 31870
  • 90th Percentile: 37710

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52910
  • 25th Percentile: 67270
  • Median: 81990
  • 75th Percentile: 126590
  • 90th Percentile: 148160

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 35220
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Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30860
  • 25th Percentile: 36500
  • Median: 48030
  • 75th Percentile: 94580
  • 90th Percentile: 138930

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 48570
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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26760
  • 25th Percentile: 29070
  • Median: 33070
  • 75th Percentile: 38570
  • 90th Percentile: 43700

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34130
  • 25th Percentile: 44090
  • Median: 57410
  • 75th Percentile: 78780
  • 90th Percentile: 107600

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23470
  • 25th Percentile: 40230
  • Median: 53120
  • 75th Percentile: 61790
  • 90th Percentile: 71810

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 38305
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Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15800
  • 25th Percentile: 17570
  • Median: 30470
  • 75th Percentile: 38450
  • 90th Percentile: 44700

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33560
  • 25th Percentile: 44860
  • Median: 58340
  • 75th Percentile: 72270
  • 90th Percentile: 84550

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 93375
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Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21410
  • 25th Percentile: 23830
  • Median: 29460
  • 75th Percentile: 39760
  • 90th Percentile: 44480

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24590
  • 25th Percentile: 26190
  • Median: 28220
  • 75th Percentile: 30250
  • 90th Percentile: 33310

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26545
  • Median Salary 2007: 27700
  • Median Salary 2008: 28445
  • Median Salary 2009: 28720
  • Median Salary 2010: 28860
  • Total Employed 2006: 145
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81370
  • Median Salary 2007: 72590
  • Median Salary 2008: 79060
  • Median Salary 2009: 100180
  • Median Salary 2010: 81990
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31710
  • Median Salary 2007: 33210
  • Median Salary 2008: 34255
  • Median Salary 2009: 34720
  • Median Salary 2010: 35220
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 185
  • Total Employed 2009: 175
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42680
  • Median Salary 2007: 45005
  • Median Salary 2008: 46260
  • Median Salary 2009: 44080
  • Median Salary 2010: 48030
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41120
  • Median Salary 2007: 42300
  • Median Salary 2008: 42990
  • Median Salary 2009: 43835
  • Median Salary 2010: 48570
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 125
  • Total Employed 2008: 125
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29125
  • Median Salary 2007: 30455
  • Median Salary 2008: 31545
  • Median Salary 2009: 32650
  • Median Salary 2010: 33070
  • Total Employed 2006: 570
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 575
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51100
  • Median Salary 2007: 52720
  • Median Salary 2008: 57480
  • Median Salary 2009: 52840
  • Median Salary 2010: 57410
  • Total Employed 2006: 25
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33000
  • Median Salary 2007: 31990
  • Median Salary 2008: 38750
  • Median Salary 2009: 54560
  • Median Salary 2010: 53120
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35010
  • Median Salary 2007: 36155
  • Median Salary 2008: 35750
  • Median Salary 2009: 36965
  • Median Salary 2010: 38305
  • Total Employed 2006:
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Security Guards — Employment Trend

Security Guards — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25910
  • Median Salary 2007: 25510
  • Median Salary 2008: 26610
  • Median Salary 2009: 21780
  • Median Salary 2010: 30470
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 810
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 850
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28300
  • Median Salary 2007: 29260
  • Median Salary 2008: 28760
  • Median Salary 2009: 28260
  • Median Salary 2010: 28220
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 445
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 510
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Security Managers — Employment Trend

Security Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75220
  • Median Salary 2007: 78630
  • Median Salary 2008: 85320
  • Median Salary 2009: 89650
  • Median Salary 2010: 93375
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26450
  • Median Salary 2007: 25490
  • Median Salary 2008: 28040
  • Median Salary 2009: 28500
  • Median Salary 2010: 29460
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56210
  • Median Salary 2007: 56970
  • Median Salary 2008: 63690
  • Median Salary 2009: 60630
  • Median Salary 2010: 58340
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Columbus vs Georgia Criminal Justice Employment

Columbus vs Georgia Criminal Justice Employment

  • Employed in Columbus: 2.571% (3780)

Criminal Justice Schools in Columbus, Georgia

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1. The University of Phoenix - Columbus Georgia

4747 Hamilton Rd Ste E
Columbus, GA 31904-6359
(706) 320-1266

The University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia, which is located 30.6 miles from neighboring Auburn, is located just a short commute away from within Columbus and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one program in criminal justice. It is a for-profit 4-year institution and this school is one out of two Columbus institutions offering criminal justice.

2. The Georgia Military College - Columbus

2601 Cross Country Dr Bldg B
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 478-1688

The Georgia Military College-Columbus, which is just 32.6 miles from Auburn, is near Columbus, GA and it is one of several campuses. and this military academy offers one program in criminal justice. 219 students pursue degrees in three Georgia Military College-Columbus programs, overall.

3. The Miller-Motte Technical College - Columbus

1800 Box Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 225-5000x5002

The Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Columbus, GA. It is one of several campuses. This school offers six certificates and eight degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 369 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. It offers subjects including human resources, massage therapy, and medical coding. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

4. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University offers three programs in criminal justice. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in criminal justice by this school, one associate's level criminal justice degree, and one degree at the bachelor's level in criminal justice. This school, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Columbus, GA. It is the biggest institution offering criminal justice programs in this municipality.

5. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College, which is located 30.0 miles from Auburn, is near Columbus, GA. It offers two programs in criminal justice. Of those, this school offers one certificate in criminal justice to students and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. This school is the second largest institution offering programs in criminal justice in Columbus.