Florida Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Florida

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Panama City and Tallahassee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jacksonville and Tampa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa and Jacksonville

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Tampa and Jacksonville

Schools for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Florida are listed below.

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Florida

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Law Enforcement Administration, MS Criminal Justice, BA/Social and Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections, BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

  • Programs: Master's in CJ with Federal Law Enforcement, Master's in Criminal Justice  , Master's in CJ with Behavior Analysis
  • Degrees: Master
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Crime Scene Technology, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Master of Arts in Homeland Security, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Master
Southern Technical College
Fort Myers, Port Charlotte

Get in, get out, get ahead with Southern Technical College!

  • Programs: A.S. - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Corrections and Case Management, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate, Applied Criminology Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate
South University
Tampa, West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (MS), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
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More Florida Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach Masters 3,434
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
Chipola College Marianna Bachelor 2,144
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida Keys Community College Key West Associate 1,012
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Lake City Community College Lake City Associate 2,849
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
North Florida Community College Madison Associate 1,291
Northwest Florida State College Niceville Bachelor 7,043
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey Associate 8,065
Polk Community College Winter Haven Associate 7,757
Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Associate 5,111
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
South Florida Community College Avon Park Associate 2,787
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Correctional Officers And Jailers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Correctional Officers And Jailers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 590 $35910 1.52
Jacksonville 1710 $42370 0.89
Crestview 600 $35020 1.9
Fort Walton Beach 600 $35020 1.9
Destin 600 $35020 1.9
Deltona 570 $35910 1
Daytona Beach 570 $35910 1
Ormond Beach 570 $35910 1
Orlando 2500 $38190 0.72
Kissimmee 2500 $38190 0.72
Sanford 2500 $38190 0.72
Panama City 750 $32740 3.04
Pensacola 1480 $35390 2.94
Ferry Pass 1480 $35390 2.94
Brent 1480 $35390 2.94
Miami 8670 $59400 1.15
Fort Lauderdale 8670 $59400 1.15
West Palm Beach 8670 $59400 1.15
North Port 510 $49680 0.6
Sarasota 510 $49680 0.6
Bradenton 510 $49680 0.6
Tallahassee 1430 $0 2.87
The Villages 970 $47480 12.95
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