Moorhead, MN has three corrections schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Jamestown College, the highest ranked school in this group with a corrections program, has a total student population of 1,010. It is the 2960th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Dakota (#1 is University of Mary).
Corrections students from Moorhead schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Duluth-WI area alone, there are 160 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $50,020. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $46,150/yr and there are ** employed.
Moorhead lies in Clay county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Duluth-WI area has 123,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $18.45/hr average worker wage, and a $38,380 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Moorhead are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 1.332/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
Of the 3 corrections schools with a 100-mile radius of Moorhead, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr) for corrections students, with Minnesota State Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $9,987/yr.