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Fast Facts for Probation Officers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Abilene, San Antonio and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Fort Worth and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth

Salaries for Probation Officers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fort Worth, Houston and Abilene

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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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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • Post-master's Certificate in Criminal Justice - Behavior Analysis
  • The Online Criminal Justice Master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system
  • The 30-credit curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
  • Students can personalize their degree through several concentration options, including Behavior Management
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Austin
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  • AS in Criminal Justice
  • BS in Criminal Justice
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Garland
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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
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  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management
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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.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
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  • 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.
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  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.

More Texas 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Lake Jackson
Bachelor
3,753
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Galveston
Associate
2,044
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Orange
Associate
2,005
Laredo
Associate
7,831
Baytown
Associate
5,856
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Lubbock
Masters
1,960
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Paris
Associate
4,343
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Uvalde
Associate
4,716
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Tyler
Bachelor
774
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Weatherford
Associate
4,544
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892
Marshall
Bachelor
926

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Probation Officers

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:
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
Austin-Round Rock 670 $47,760
Abilene 100 $42,690
Amarillo 130 $44,580
Beaumont-Port Arthur 220 $47,190
College Station-Bryan N/A $39,360
Corpus Christi 200 $40,510
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 2160 $47,910
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 1750 $45,730
San Angelo 50 $45,350
San Antonio-New Braunfels 460 $45,750
Longview 70 $39,970
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission N/A $52,340
Midland 40 $46,210
Killeen-Temple 80 $42,430
Tyler 120 $48,890
Waco 100 $45,560

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