Virginia Correctional Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Richmond and Lynchburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke and Blacksburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond and Virginia Beach

Salaries for Correctional Officers And Jailers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Blacksburg and Virginia Beach

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

Selected Correctional Officer Schools in Virginia

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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
ECPI University
Manassas, Newport News, Richmond, Virginia Beach

ECPI University

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

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

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS 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
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

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

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
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More Virginia Correctional Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge Associate 1,295
Danville Community College Danville Associate 4,016
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap Associate 3,017
Virginia Highlands Community College Abingdon Associate 2,580
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720
Wytheville Community College Wytheville Associate 3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Correctional Officers And Jailers

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


Blacksburg 220 $34480 1.05
Christiansburg 220 $34480 1.05
Radford 220 $34480 1.05
Charlottesville 580 $33010 1.78
Richmond 3600 $35020 1.88
Roanoke 490 $37300 1.03
Lynchburg 320 $33890 1.06
Staunton 470 $33870 3.22
Waynesboro 470 $33870 3.22
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