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Corrections Schools

Work in corrections and maintain the security of a facility by preventing disturbances, assaults, and escapes. Youíll also perform routine searches for contraband, settle disputes between inmates, and enforce discipline. To become a corrections officer, youíll need a high school diploma or equivalent, though the Federal Bureau of Prisons requires at least a bachelorís degree to break in to the field. Corrections officers earn close to $40,000/yr.