Online Corrections Management Graduate Certificate
Corrections managers perform a crucial function in the criminal justice system. Develop a comprehensive understanding of correctional administration to prepare for leadership positions in this field. Learn about administrative functions in the world of criminal justice through this certificate.
Next start date: 10/13/2021
Total classes: 5
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 15
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Earn a certificate in corrections management
When you earn your graduate certificate in corrections management, you'll learn about leadership functions in institutional management and related fields like public administration. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of management challenges and policy development. This approach can help you prepare for specialized and front-line roles in corrections.
This certificate can be pursued as a stand-alone program or concurrently with an ASU Online master’s program. You may be able to share credits between the certificate program and the Master of Arts in criminal justice online program, subject to Graduate College policy guidelines.
The coursework will enable you to focus on correctional administration topics. These include policy analysis, public management, prison administration and more. You’ll also develop a subset of knowledge related to the corrections component of the criminal justice system. If you’re looking for a chance to learn more about corrections, this graduate certificate could be beneficial for your educational and career goals.
What can you do with a corrections certificate?
With your corrections certificate, you can broaden your potential criminal justice career opportunities. You can focus on topics related to the management and administration of corrections. These courses can also help you learn about community supervision programs. Through a comprehensive coverage of topics, you’ll learn to lead in a public agency and become a more effective corrections administration professional.
Does my corrections management degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Corrections administration courses
To earn your corrections certificate, you’ll complete several required core courses. Course topics include corrections research, police organizations, management of correctional institutions and more. Browse some featured courses below.
Corrections management jobs
The corrections management graduate certificate program may make you a more competitive applicant for these high-level and front-line positions. Find a sampling of job opportunities that may be open to correctional administration professionals below:
Corrections management certificate requirements
Applicants to the graduate certificate in corrections management program must fulfill the Graduate College and Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions admission requirements.
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