Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Vermont that offer Criminal Justice programs.
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Criminal Justice Education in Vermont
Students seeking funding to complete a criminal justice education in Vermont should look into the following programs: the New England Regional Student Program, the Vermont Incentive Program, the Vermont Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Program and the Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship.
Outlook for Criminal Justice in Vermont
If you graduate with a criminal justice degree, two fields that you may explore are those of protective services and legal aid. The mean annual salary of protective services employees in the state of Vermont is $43,740, although exact figures vary depending on experience. While a police officer can expect approximately $43,250, a detective can expect about $73,130 per year. Legal assistants or paralegals in the state of Vermont earn about $48,210 per year, according to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.