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Corrections Certificate

The Corrections Certificate is designed to provide skills in both the state and federal correctional field. Courses in this certificate stack towards the one-year Criminal Justice Certificate and/or Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice.

First Year

First Semester

CourseIDTitleCredits
CJ126Intro to Criminal Justice3
CJ125Criminal Justice Ethics & Liability3
CJ218Criminology3
CJ226Introduction to Corrections3
CJ235Criminal Law3
CJ246Criminal Justice Communication3
Total18
  • Dual credit/Transfer credit – This plan is designed for students with no dual or transfer credit. Consider any prior college credit to avoid repeating coursework. We will need official transcripts for these courses.
  • Developmental Studies – This plan assumes that the student does not need to take Developmental Studies courses. Placement test scores determine whether or not the student will need to complete Developmental Studies courses. You can learn more about Developmental Studies courses in the NCMC Academic Catalog.

Upon completion of this program, successful students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the philosophy, policies, processes, and reforms of the criminal justice system including police, courts, and corrections;
  2. Evaluate the nature, extent, causation, and prevention of crime;
  3. Produce written reports appropriate for criminal justice fieldwork with proper documentation;
  4. Facilitate civil and respectful conversation and identify legal and moral responsibilities of criminal justice professionals.

Program Contact Information

Jenna Vandel

Criminal Justice Instructor
[email protected]
(660) 357-6327

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