Career Pathway Certificate: Corrections Technician

Less than One-Year: Career Pathway Certificate

The Corrections Technician Certificate gives students the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level technical work in a correctional setting. This certificate identifies the first step in an educational pathway for the AAS degree in Criminal Justice. This certificate provides a credential to students who want to work in the field as they continue on their educational pathways. Most of the courses can be used for the AAS degree should the student choose to continue their education.

Minimum 29 credits. Students must meet all certificate requirements. The Corrections Technician
Certificate is a Career Pathway. Criminal Justice AAS Degree.

CAS 133

Basic Computer Skills/Microsoft Office

4

CJA 100

Professions in Criminal Justice

3

CJA 101

Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice Professions

3

CJA 113

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System - Corrections

3

CJA 114

Introduction to Juvenile Process

3

CJA 115

Introduction to Jail Operations

3

CJA 263

Introduction to Corrections Casework

3

CJA 280A

Cooperative Education: Criminal Justice

3

WR 121

English Composition

4


Total Credits


29