Iowa Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Des Moines
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Davenport

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Davenport

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Iowa

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  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections, BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, AAS in Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

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

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, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, more...
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Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Criminal Justice : Corrections, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Law Enforcement, Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

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: Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
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More Iowa Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls Associate 916
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo Associate 5,725
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Associate 4,174
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 360 $48800 1.3
Cedar Rapids 240 $51050 0.56
Des Moines 440 $52030 0.41
West Des Moines 440 $52030 0.41
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