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Fast Facts for Probation Officers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pensacola and Tallahassee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando and Sarasota
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Orlando and Pensacola

Salaries for Probation Officers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Pensacola and Orlando

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and more.
  • Advanced degrees in criminal justice help working professionals stay up to date on the latest law enforcement practices.
  • Some programs offer the opportunity for hands-on experience working on real criminal cases.
Programs
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Available programs include B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Legal Studies, and A.S. in Paralegal Studies.
  • Accreditation for the Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies programs by the American Bar Association (ABA) at select campuses.
  • Criminal Justice and Legal Studies programs are available at many of the 11 campus locations across the United States.
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West Palm Beach
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  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Interested in enhancing your skills and knowledge in the criminal justice field? Learn more at GCU!
  • GCU promotes interdisciplinary studies and research while developing valued skills in the justice workplace.
  • Develop collaborative and analytical skills through a rigorous educational environment and Christian worldview.
  • GCU's master's and bachelor's degrees prepare students to change lives, enhance communities and ensure the fair treatment of community members.
  • Gain the analytical skills and legal expertise needed to evaluate individuals and take charge in a professional legal setting.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Gainesville
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  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Fort Myers
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month

More Florida Probation Officer Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Daytona Beach
Masters
3,434
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Marianna
Bachelor
2,144
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Fort Myers
Doctorate
9,339
Key West
Associate
1,012
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Lake City
Associate
2,849
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Madison
Associate
1,291
Niceville
Bachelor
7,043
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
New Port Richey
Associate
8,065
Winter Haven
Associate
7,757
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Avon Park
Associate
2,787
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Orlando
Associate
32,870
Lake Wales
Masters
1,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Probation Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Probation Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Probation Officers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 250 $36,390
Miami 1030 $39,450
Fort Lauderdale 1030 $39,450
West Palm Beach 1030 $39,450
North Port 140 $37,870
Sarasota 140 $37,870
Bradenton 140 $37,870
Orlando N/A $37,270
Kissimmee N/A $37,270
Sanford N/A $37,270
Panama City 90 $36,630
Pensacola 150 $37,450
Ferry Pass 150 $37,450
Brent 150 $37,450
Port St. Lucie 90 $37,650
Tallahassee 180 $37,240
Tampa 580 $38,250
St. Petersburg 580 $38,250
Clearwater 580 $38,250

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