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Criminal Justice Schools in Nebraska

There are 16 schools in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice programs. In 2010, 546 students graduated from programs at Nebraska criminal justice schools. 300 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 194 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

541 students graduate from programs in Nebraska in criminal justice, on average, per year. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 194 with an associate's level degree, 300 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

16 criminal justice schools are located in this state. Of these, while 11 schools are public, five schools are private. Tuition at a private criminal justice school varies from $15,372 to $23,664, while public criminal justice school tuition varies from $5,071 to $7,224.

Average tuition for programs in criminal justice is $10,390. The highest tuition for criminal justice programs, which is $23,664 per year, is at Midland University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,071 per year, is at Wayne State College.

Schools in Nebraska offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

541 students graduate from programs in Nebraska in criminal justice, on average, per year. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 194 with an associate's level degree, 300 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Criminal Justice Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 171
  • Associate 2007: 163
  • Associate 2008: 165
  • Associate 2009: 177
  • Associate 2010: 194
  • Bachelor 2006: 290
  • Bachelor 2007: 356
  • Bachelor 2008: 320
  • Bachelor 2009: 267
  • Bachelor 2010: 300
  • Master 2006: 54
  • Master 2007: 33
  • Master 2008: 39
  • Master 2009: 41
  • Master 2010: 36
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 10
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of 24 criminal justice programs. Of these programs, around 37.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24670
  • 25th Percentile: 31540
  • Median: 48420
  • 75th Percentile: 55040
  • 90th Percentile: 59010

Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21630
  • 25th Percentile: 24930
  • Median: 29910
  • 75th Percentile: 35160
  • 90th Percentile: 39850

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35030
  • 25th Percentile: 51760
  • Median: 83080
  • 75th Percentile: 130340
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30000
  • 25th Percentile: 33210
  • Median: 37470
  • 75th Percentile: 43250
  • 90th Percentile: 47550

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24480
  • 25th Percentile: 28340
  • Median: 35060
  • 75th Percentile: 41890
  • 90th Percentile: 46730

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41020
  • 25th Percentile: 48680
  • Median: 62030
  • 75th Percentile: 81320
  • 90th Percentile: 112500

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29190
  • 25th Percentile: 35960
  • Median: 45620
  • 75th Percentile: 53940
  • 90th Percentile: 59380

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35170
  • 25th Percentile: 43860
  • Median: 56940
  • 75th Percentile: 75680
  • 90th Percentile: 100900

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25980
  • 25th Percentile: 32380
  • Median: 39890
  • 75th Percentile: 48020
  • 90th Percentile: 58000

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22960
  • 25th Percentile: 26010
  • Median: 32320
  • 75th Percentile: 43060
  • 90th Percentile: 47750

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 39430
  • 25th Percentile: 50230
  • Median: 65060
  • 75th Percentile: 75170
  • 90th Percentile: 91280

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31830
  • 25th Percentile: 35000
  • Median: 40390
  • 75th Percentile: 46600
  • 90th Percentile: 56860

Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16960
  • 25th Percentile: 19240
  • Median: 24010
  • 75th Percentile: 39170
  • 90th Percentile: 44800

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35355
  • 25th Percentile: 41595
  • Median: 48935
  • 75th Percentile: 56275
  • 90th Percentile: 64715

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33670
  • 25th Percentile: 42670
  • Median: 57940
  • 75th Percentile: 76100
  • 90th Percentile: 100900

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47260
  • 25th Percentile: 58270
  • Median: 81370
  • 75th Percentile: 108300
  • 90th Percentile: 132120

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 93215
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25170
  • 25th Percentile: 28030
  • Median: 32140
  • 75th Percentile: 36010
  • 90th Percentile: 39650

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28970
  • 25th Percentile: 35710
  • Median: 46560
  • 75th Percentile: 55840
  • 90th Percentile: 66270

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42080
  • Median Salary 2007: 44070
  • Median Salary 2008: 44260
  • Median Salary 2009: 47850
  • Median Salary 2010: 48420
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27670
  • Median Salary 2007: 31120
  • Median Salary 2008: 30920
  • Median Salary 2009: 29470
  • Median Salary 2010: 29910
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33710
  • Median Salary 2007: 33840
  • Median Salary 2008: 35060
  • Median Salary 2009: 41420
  • Median Salary 2010: 48935
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34260
  • Median Salary 2007: 35370
  • Median Salary 2008: 35610
  • Median Salary 2009: 36020
  • Median Salary 2010: 37470
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81315
  • Median Salary 2007: 83870
  • Median Salary 2008: 83930
  • Median Salary 2009: 88450
  • Median Salary 2010: 93215
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52360
  • Median Salary 2007: 53090
  • Median Salary 2008: 55240
  • Median Salary 2009: 55200
  • Median Salary 2010: 62030
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 330
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38930
  • Median Salary 2007: 43520
  • Median Salary 2008: 44890
  • Median Salary 2009: 45210
  • Median Salary 2010: 45620
  • Total Employed 2006: 3460
  • Total Employed 2007: 3600
  • Total Employed 2008: 3490
  • Total Employed 2009: 3420
  • Total Employed 2010: 3080

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44440
  • Median Salary 2007: 47970
  • Median Salary 2008: 49580
  • Median Salary 2009: 51660
  • Median Salary 2010: 56940
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 185

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37850
  • Median Salary 2007: 36980
  • Median Salary 2008: 36230
  • Median Salary 2009: 38010
  • Median Salary 2010: 39890
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 1080
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1090

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35800
  • Median Salary 2007: 34990
  • Median Salary 2008: 29020
  • Median Salary 2009: 31130
  • Median Salary 2010: 32320
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53130
  • Median Salary 2007: 57920
  • Median Salary 2008: 57790
  • Median Salary 2009: 64720
  • Median Salary 2010: 65060
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38750
  • Median Salary 2007: 40570
  • Median Salary 2008: 39950
  • Median Salary 2009: 41300
  • Median Salary 2010: 40390
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 315
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Security Guards — Employment Trend

Security Guards — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21970
  • Median Salary 2007: 22980
  • Median Salary 2008: 22640
  • Median Salary 2009: 23860
  • Median Salary 2010: 24010
  • Total Employed 2006: 3510
  • Total Employed 2007: 3940
  • Total Employed 2008: 4040
  • Total Employed 2009: 3930
  • Total Employed 2010: 3890

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78340
  • Median Salary 2007: 76080
  • Median Salary 2008: 77680
  • Median Salary 2009: 79420
  • Median Salary 2010: 83080
  • Total Employed 2006: 2540
  • Total Employed 2007: 2480
  • Total Employed 2008: 2510
  • Total Employed 2009: 2480
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29440
  • Median Salary 2007: 30390
  • Median Salary 2008: 29120
  • Median Salary 2009: 29660
  • Median Salary 2010: 32140
  • Total Employed 2006: 2130
  • Total Employed 2007: 2270
  • Total Employed 2008: 2360
  • Total Employed 2009: 1910
  • Total Employed 2010: 1880

Security Managers — Employment Trend

Security Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69500
  • Median Salary 2007: 72430
  • Median Salary 2008: 79120
  • Median Salary 2009: 82520
  • Median Salary 2010: 81370
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 990
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1410
  • Total Employed 2010: 1360

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32160
  • Median Salary 2007: 32090
  • Median Salary 2008: 33600
  • Median Salary 2009: 33660
  • Median Salary 2010: 35060
  • Total Employed 2006: 1280
  • Total Employed 2007: 1210
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49410
  • Median Salary 2007: 48710
  • Median Salary 2008: 50550
  • Median Salary 2009: 53070
  • Median Salary 2010: 57940
  • Total Employed 2006: 4970
  • Total Employed 2007: 5190
  • Total Employed 2008: 5550
  • Total Employed 2009: 5520
  • Total Employed 2010: 4760

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42860
  • Median Salary 2007: 45630
  • Median Salary 2008: 46110
  • Median Salary 2009: 44410
  • Median Salary 2010: 46560
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Nebraska vs National Criminal Justice Employment

Nebraska vs National Criminal Justice Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.416% (21785)

Criminal Justice Schools in Nebraska

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1. Wayne State College

1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7000

Wayne State College offers one criminal justice program. WSC is a public 4-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

2. Kaplan University - Lincoln

1821 K St
Lincoln, NE 68501-2826
(402) 474-5315

Kaplan University-Lincoln is 0.7 miles from the center of the city. Kaplan offers two programs in criminal justice. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in criminal justice by it and one bachelor's level degree in criminal justice. It is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

3. Kaplan University - Omaha

5425 N. 103rd St.
Omaha, NE 68134-1002
(402) 431-6100

Kaplan University-Omaha is 5.5 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two criminal justice programs. Out of those, it offers one associate's level criminal justice degree to students and one bachelor's level criminal justice degree. Overall, 1,059 students seek degrees in 16 Kaplan programs. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

4. Central Community College

3134 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
(308) 398-4222

Central Community College is located in Grand Island, NE and this college offers one criminal justice program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice.

5. Peru State College

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010
(402) 872-3815

Peru State College is located in Peru, Nebraska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in criminal justice. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice.

6. York College

1125 E 8th St
York, NE 68467-2699
(402) 363-5600

York College is a 4-year research institution, founded in 1890. YC is in York, NE. YC offers subjects including business administration and elementary education. It offers one associates level degree and 34 degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 478 students pursued degrees from the 35 programs at YC. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits YC. It is one of 4 research universities in Nebraska.

7. Midland University

900 N. Clarkson
Fremont, NE 68025
(800) 642-8382

Midland University offers one program in criminal justice and Midland is in town of Fremont, Nebraska. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

8. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Metropolitan Community College Area, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. It offers two criminal justice programs. More specifically, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this community college and one associate's level criminal justice degree. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice programs.

9. The University of Nebraska at Kearney

905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441

The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers one criminal justice program. 6,753 students seek degrees in 57 UNK programs, overall. UNK is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice programs.

10. Chadron State College

1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337-2690
(308) 432-6000

Chadron State College offers one program in criminal justice. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, CSC is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice.

11. ITT Technical Institute - Omaha

9814 M St
Omaha, NE 68127-9812
(402) 331-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Omaha offers one program in criminal justice and this school is near the heart of downtown. 732 students seek degrees in 16 ITT programs, overall. ITT is the third largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

12. Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Nebraska Wesleyan University, which is near the center of the city, is in Lincoln, NE. It offers two criminal justice programs. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in criminal justice and one master's level criminal justice degree. 2,138 students seek degrees in 62 Nebraska Wesleyan University programs, overall. This liberal arts college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Nebraska.

13. Western Nebraska Community College

1601 E 27th St
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1899
(308) 635-3606

Western Nebraska Community College is located in town of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. It offers two criminal justice programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in criminal justice by this college and one associate's level criminal justice degree. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice programs.

14. Southeast Community College Area

301south 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449
(402) 471-3333

Southeast Community College Area offers one program in criminal justice and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lincoln, NE. Overall, 12,242 students pursue degrees in 52 programs at this college. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice.

15. The University of Nebraska at Omaha

6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225
(402) 554-2800

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers three programs in criminal justice. Specifically, UN Omaha offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in criminal justice, one master's level criminal justice degree, and one doctorate level degree in criminal justice. UN Omaha is near the heart of downtown. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering criminal justice programs.

16. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers one program in criminal justice and NU is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 24,610 students seek degrees in 248 programs at this university. This large university is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in criminal justice.

17. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College offers two criminal justice programs. It offers two associate's level degrees in criminal justice to students. It is in Norfolk, NE. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Nebraska.