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Criminal Justice/Corrections Certificate

Where To Go From Here

This certificate program prepares students for careers with state, county or city correctional agencies. It meets the Michigan Corrections Officer Training Council employment guidelines and provides students with communications coursework — a necessity in today’s corrections environment.  Coursework is transferable to most colleges and universities offering degrees in corrections. Students interested in earning an associate degree are encouraged to consult an MCC counselor or academic advisor.

Why This Degree

The Certificate in Criminal Justice-Corrections prepares students to maintain order within the correctional facility and enforce rules and regulations in state, county or city correctional agencies. This certificate provides the foundation for continued study at the associate-degree and bachelor's-degree levels.  Advancement in this career field is likely, with qualified correctional officers earning about $60,320 per year, depending on the area.