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A four-year college degree in the fields of criminal justice, social work, or some other relevant area is normally required.

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Tuition for a probation officer may differ depending on where they go to school. Tuition can cost at least $30,000 for a 2 year degree.

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To go to school to become a probation officer, it will cost around $10,000. This varies depending on what classes you take, or if you go to an academy.

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