Texas Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Texas

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Killeen, Texarkana and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Dallas and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Worth, San Antonio and Texarkana

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Texas

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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

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

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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
Argosy University
Dallas, Phoenix

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), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Brightwood College
Corpus Christi, Laredo, McAllen

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Associate

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 Texas Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Brazosport College Lake Jackson Bachelor 3,753
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Coastal Bend College Beeville Associate 3,196
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
College of the Mainland Texas City Associate 3,521
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Galveston College Galveston Associate 2,044
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Doctorate 2,435
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Howard College Big Spring Associate 3,329
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont Associate 2,590
Lamar State College-Orange Orange Associate 2,005
Laredo Community College Laredo Associate 7,831
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
McMurry University Abilene Bachelor 1,462
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Navarro College Corsicana Associate 7,560
Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant Associate 1,010
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
Paul Quinn College Dallas Bachelor 567
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Sam Houston State University Huntsville Doctorate 16,496
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde Associate 4,716
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texas A & M International University Laredo Doctorate 5,179
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville Doctorate 17,215
Trinity Valley Community College Athens Associate 5,046
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Weatherford College Weatherford Associate 4,544
Western Texas College Snyder Associate 1,844
Wharton County Junior College Wharton Associate 5,892
Wiley College Marshall Bachelor 926

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

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


Abilene 880 $35880 4.35
Amarillo 1160 $36880 3.28
Houston 7630 $39180 0.84
The Woodlands 7630 $39180 0.84
Sugar Land 7630 $39180 0.84
Beaumont 1610 $39180 3.15
Port Arthur 1610 $39180 3.15
College Station 0 $38180 0
Bryan 0 $38180 0
Dallas 5860 $37850 0.57
Fort Worth 5860 $37850 0.57
Arlington 5860 $37850 0.57
El Paso 960 $48030 1.06
San Angelo 190 $35690 1.29
San Antonio 2420 $38030 0.82
New Braunfels 2420 $38030 0.82
Killeen 1980 $38020 4.81
Temple 1980 $38020 4.81
Waco 780 $38030 2.3
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