Louisiana Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, New Orleans and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Alexandria

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Alexandria, Shreveport and Baton Rouge

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Louisiana

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

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

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • 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...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Associate in Occupational Studies, Criminal Justice - Associate in Occupational Science
  • Degrees: 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

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Louisiana Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge Associate 7,031
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Grambling State University Grambling Doctorate 5,161
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Alexandria Bachelor 2,574
Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice Associate 2,864
Louisiana Technical College-Oakdale Campus Oakdale Associate 310
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Doctorate 14,744
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

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


Alexandria 510 $47470 2.66
Baton Rouge 2880 $32650 2.37
Houma 460 $33190 1.51
Thibodaux 460 $33190 1.51
Lafayette 540 $33620 0.8
Lake Charles 240 $33770 0.82
New Orleans 660 $28610 0.38
Metairie 660 $28610 0.38
Shreveport 290 $38950 0.52
Bossier City 290 $38950 0.52
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