Online Corrections Management Graduate Certificate

The online Graduate Certificate in Corrections Management enhances your skillset as a corrections administration professional through topics like criminal justice organizations, institutional management, corrections and community supervision and in cross-disciplines such as public administration.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

Details

The program covers management-related challenges, leadership in public agencies and policy development processes. The certificate is designed to provide you with a foundation of correctional administration, leadership and policy analysis.

Fifteen credit hours are required for this program, which includes four required courses and one elective, chosen from a list of pre-approved courses. As a student, you are required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and to earn no more than one grade below a B- in courses taken toward the completion of the program.

Featured courses

For electives, students should see the academic unit for the approved course list. There is no required culminating experience for this program.


Required core

CRJ 514 Seminar in Corrections (3)


Required core

CRJ 516 Seminar in Criminal Justice Organization and Management (3)


Required core

CRJ 528 Prison and Jail Administration OR CRJ 529 Community Corrections (3)


Required core

PAF 520 Public Management (3)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Corrections Management Graduate Certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Risk management specialist

Mental health counselor

Correctional officer

Clinical data managers

Security specialist

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Nationally recognized public service programs

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community. 

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Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 15


Best Public Affairs Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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