2021-2022 College Catalog

Corrections Professional Certificate


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A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate with individuals using verbal and non-verbal methods that recognize diverse cultures, ethnic groups and non-traditional populations.
  • Demonstrate professional integrity by applying ethical principles to criminal justice policies, practices, and evaluation of their implications.
  • Manage initial custody of adults and juveniles with an understanding of differing procedures; and recognize behaviors during encounters with individuals that indicate substance abuse or mental health issues.

Degree Map

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