Most probation officers have a bachelor's degree. The most common areas of study are Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Criminology.

What degrees do probation officers have?

The most common degree held by probation officers is Criminal Justice, held by 31% of probation officers. Other common degrees include Psychology, and Criminology.

Get a detailed breakdown of probation officers and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that probation officers hold

Degrees % of probation officers
Criminal Justice 31%
Psychology 11%
Criminology 7%

What level of education do probation officers have?

Most probation officers have the same level of education. 86% of probation officers have a bachelor's degree, with the second most common being a certificate or associate degree at 7%.

Level of education that probation officers have

Education % of probation officers
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 86%
Master's degree 6%
Doctorate 0%