L'Anse MI, 49946


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This certificate prepares students for entry level positions in the correctional field. It also provides a foundation for the Liberal Studies – Criminal Justice Emphasis Associates of Arts.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the corrections certificate students will be able to:

  1. Describe key developments in the history of corrections
  2. Discuss the philosophical or theoretical bases for various developments in corrections
  3. Explain the structures and functions of the three-part criminal justice system (enforcement, judicial, corrections)
  4. Explain the systems and processes within a corrections facility
  5. Relate sentencing options to various corrections settings
  6. Describe the application of key laws and constitutional principles to corrections
  7. Discuss methods for addressing challenges in corrections such as contraband, manipulative offenders, or dangers to inmates or employees

Program Requirements

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For more information, contact:
Jesse Koenig, Liberal Studies Department Chair
(906) 524-8307
Wabanung Campus – Room 307