Pennsylvania Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh and Allentown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Pittsburgh and Scranton

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg and Pittsburgh

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Pennsylvania

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

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) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Corrections and Case Management, 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, 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

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Diploma
McCann School of Business & Technology
Allentown, Hazleton, Pottsville, Sunbury, Wilkes Barre

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 Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

  • Programs: AAS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice, BS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS), Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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
YTI Career Institute
Altoona, Lancaster

Your Journey Begins Here . At YTI Career Institute, we are your beacon-brightening your future outlook and lighting your path to a rewarding career.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice & First Response - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Pennsylvania Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Lackawanna College Scranton Associate 1,502
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown Associate 1,358
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

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


Harrisburg 680 $54950 0.7
Carlisle 680 $54950 0.7
Erie 500 $47520 1.28
Pittsburgh 1520 $52560 0.43
Scranton 860 $55480 1.08
Wilkes 860 $55480 1.08
Barre 860 $55480 1.08
Hazleton 860 $55480 1.08
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