Corrections Certificate (CRRC)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate in-service officers interested in a specialized field. All courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Pre-service students are also eligible to enroll. Specific career opportunities include corrections officer, human services aide, residential juvenile counseling, street outreach counseling, and juvenile corrections aide.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of the criminal justice system.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the functions of corrections and how corrections relate to the entire criminal justice system.
  • develop historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in corrections.