[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Corrections Specialization (Online Only)

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The curriculum as outlined below is designed for criminal justice administrators, first responders, government officials, correctional officers, probation and parole officers, community correctional officers, and those who work within the correctional population. In the past 30 years, correctional organizations have undergone dramatic changes in the field of correctional management. This course of study is designed to provide the learner with current leadership practices, understanding the complex treatments and issues of offenders, tends of the twenty-first century, health care practices, and the problems associated with recidivism.

In order to earn the degree with the specialization in corrections, a student must successfully complete the five core courses, the four corrections courses, and two elective courses.

Elective Courses (choose two)

Total Credit Hours: 36


*In the Online Program only, CRJ 530 - Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration  is a prerequisite for all courses.

**CRJ 590 - Applied Project in Criminal Justice Administration  is a pass/fail course and will be offered only three times per year (Fall I, Spring I, and Summer I) over 15 weeks. It will blend all students together regardless of where they have been taking previous courses. This course will not require students to attend University Campus. Contact with the professor will be during scheduled class meetings via a toll-free conference call, VTT (video conferencing), and/or Elluminate.

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