Mississippi Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Mississippi

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Mississippi

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Jackson
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Pascagoula
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Jackson

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Mississippi

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Pascagoula

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Mississippi

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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

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

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

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

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

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice, Associates Degree, Criminal Justice Administration, Bachelor Degree, Criminal Justice, Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Diploma

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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
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More Mississippi Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson Associate 2,382

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

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


Gulfport 810 $26800 1.77
Biloxi 810 $26800 1.77
Pascagoula 810 $26800 1.77
Hattiesburg 120 $29850 0.66
Jackson 2300 $24920 2.84
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