Now is a Great Time to Enroll in an Online Private Investigator School

By visiting the unique online school page for one of the two private investigator schools displayed below, you'll be able to obtain comprehensive info to help you make an informed decision about where to enroll. Penn Foster Career School, the highest ranking school below, will train students to become private investigators, crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, etc. and give them an outstanding chance at finding employment, directly comparable to an on-campus school. At present, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 31,250 people employed as private detectives and investigators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,130. Detectives and criminal investigators make on average $65,860 per year and there are about 110,380 of them employed today.

Private Investigator Common Job Tasks
  • interviewing police and prospective witnesses
  • finding and analyzing information
  • conducting various types of surveillance or searches
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Penn Foster Career School

The mission of Penn Foster Career School is to empower adult learners to advance or change their careers, learn a new skill or gain personal satisfaction. The school strives to fulfill this mission by providing breadth and depth of courseware, applicable technology and a wide array of flexible services aimed at the needs of the adult learner. Programs not only teach current marketplace skills, but also present liberal arts offerings and develop critical thinking, writing and mathematical abilities. The mission is supported by an admissions policy that allows students with appropriate prior education to enroll in programs without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, national origin or physical disability. Penn Foster Career School assesses fulfillment of its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through ongoing studies of student academic success, measurement of student satisfaction and evaluation of the career outcomes of graduates.

Private Investigator Programs at Penn Foster Career School

Ashworth College

Ashworth College is committed to teaching specialized knowledge and skills to people of all ages and backgrounds in the most convenient way possible. Our programs of study are challenging yet easy to follow and accessible from anywhere. With Ashworth College, you'll gain the tools to move ahead in your career, qualify for a promotion, pursue an enjoyable hobby and be a success in the working world. Ashworth College puts you in control of your education with self-guided independent study that's flexible, affordable and fun. We offer an impressive variety of courses, superior quality instruction, personal guidance and accelerated study with our FasTrack" Learning System.

Private Investigator Programs at Ashworth College

Private Investigator Schools by State & City

Top 20 US Private Investigator Schools (campus and online)

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
George Washington University
Total Programs 194
Number of Subjects 171
Rank in USA 52nd
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
Washington State University
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 93
Rank in USA 131st
Seattle University
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 118
Rank in USA 169th
Texas State University-San Marcos
Total Programs 164
Number of Subjects 152
Rank in USA 204th
Harding University
Total Programs 105
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 224th
Rowan University
Total Programs 84
Number of Subjects 92
Rank in USA 226th
Oklahoma City University
Total Programs 102
Number of Subjects 97
Rank in USA 310th
Midway College
Total Programs 35
Number of Subjects 46
Rank in USA 327th
Saint Xavier University
Total Programs 123
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 348th
Hardin-Simmons University
Total Programs 108
Number of Subjects 100
Rank in USA 390th
Bay Path College
Total Programs 27
Number of Subjects 48
Rank in USA 393rd
Suffolk University
Total Programs 139
Number of Subjects 118
Rank in USA 410th
Cedar Crest College
Total Programs 94
Number of Subjects 86
Rank in USA 414th
Florida Gulf Coast University
Total Programs 77
Number of Subjects 106
Rank in USA 417th
Muskingum College
Total Programs 92
Number of Subjects 84
Rank in USA 429th
University of New Haven
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 106
Rank in USA 438th
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 441st
Stephen F Austin State University
Total Programs 114
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 457th