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Fast Facts for Probation Officers in Pennsylvania

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

Salaries for Probation Officers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Pittsburgh

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  • MS in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Global Issues in Criminal Justice

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  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Committed to excellence in post-secondary education since 1982, with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, the main campus spans 63,500 square feet.
  • Offers programs in business, design, criminal justice, and more.
  • Gives several benefits to alumni including national discounts and career services.
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Criminal Justice & First Response - Associate
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • A private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 1967.
  • Offers associate degrees in specialized business and specialized technology, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
  • Gives each student their own career services specialist who helps keep them focused on their goals.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies. We offer bachelor's and master's degrees in the areas of education and counseling, management, computer and information sciences, and humanities and social sciences.
Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Public Safety Administration
  • Define your legacy with an online MS in Criminal Justice
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to critically analyze and ethically address the complex issues in contemporary society
  • In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level
Programs
  • Criminal Justice

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Programs
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
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  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - 100% online
  • Courses include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Law and Procedures, and Criminology
  • Program focuses on theoretical and applied criminal justice, the role of law enforcement in the justice system, and more
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom
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.
  • 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 help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • 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).

More Pennsylvania Probation Officer Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bloomsburg
Doctorate
8,745
Bryn Mawr
Doctorate
1,790
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Butler
Associate
3,656
Radnor
Masters
3,108
California
Masters
8,206
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
2,178
Allentown
Masters
1,888
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Media
Associate
10,816
Saint Davids
Doctorate & First Professional
4,291
Edinboro
Masters
7,686
Elizabethtown
Masters
2,360
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Beaver Falls
Masters
1,891
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Philadelphia
Masters
3,487
Huntingdon
Bachelor
1,506
Kutztown
Masters
10,295
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,994
Scranton
Associate
1,502
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Lock Haven
Masters
5,241
Mansfield
Masters
3,338
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Erie
Masters
4,253
Grantham
Bachelor
2,837
Millersville
Masters
8,306
Dallas
Doctorate
2,355
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Cresson
Masters
1,595
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Johnstown
Associate
1,358
Langhorne
Masters
1,349
Reading
Associate
4,682
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Shippensburg
Masters
7,765
Slippery Rock
Doctorate
8,325
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
34,696
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
23,980
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
27,020
Villanova
Doctorate & First Professional
10,470
West Chester
Masters
13,219
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
Chester
Doctorate
4,866

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Probation Officers

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:
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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Erie 170 $50,480
Harrisburg-Carlisle 370 $54,820
Pittsburgh 530 $56,790
Reading 190 $63,140
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 100 $58,730

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