Criminal Justice Corrections

Start Your Career in Criminal Justice Corrections

Prepare for a career the Criminal Justice Corrections field. The program offers the opportunity to become certified as a Wisconsin Jail officer and transfer opportunities to earn a bachelor's degree. You'll learn from local instructors who are currently active in law enforcement with special training including FBI, SWAT, Forensic Interviewing, Homicide Investigation, and more. If you're an ethical person with a strong sense of community and leadership, this may be the program area for you.

Explore Criminal Justice Corrections
Corrections Specialist Technical Diploma
Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Associates of Applied Science

“They taught me how to deal with people from different situations whether it be substance abuse issues or mental issues, they gave multiple situations and scenarios and discussed them all.”

Josue, Nicolet Criminal Justice Corrections Student

Career Pathways Get You On The Right Track

Every credit and credential earned applies toward the next technical diploma or degree and provides you with new job opportunities and increased wages. You can even transfer Nicolet credits to another college or university to earn your bachelor's degree. Start on your pathway today.

Certificate

There are currently no certificates associated with this pathway.

Technical Diploma

Corrections Specialist

About the Corrections Specialist Program

Criminal Justice-Corrections Specialist certificate provides students with a marketable diploma specifically related to a career in a jail or corrections setting after their first year of school which would allow them to move into the world of work if they are not able to continue with their education. At the end of the second semester, students are eligible to take the State Scenario testing.

Associate's Degree

Criminal Justice Correctional Officer

About the Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Program

Prepare for a career in corrections. The program includes instruction in professional communications, corrections security, and emergency procedures. The program also provides a foundation to prepare the student for future promotion. Students will complete the 160-hour Basic Jail Officer Academy in their first year of the program.

Bachelor's Degree

View our transfer agreements to learn more about continuing your education.

Your Prior Experience Matters

Before you start a program, learn how your past experience can save you time and money. You may have previous education and work experience that could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning.

Visit University Representatives Right On Campus

Take advantage of this convenient way to meet university representatives from various schools and talk with them one on one. Learn how your Nicolet credits transfer so your dream of earning a bachelor's degree will become a reality.

2018-2019 Visit Schedule

Stop by between 11 am - 2 pm
Lakeside Center
Grand Canyon University
10 am - 2 pm
White Pine Center – 2nd Floor

Chat with a Career Coach

Explore career possibilities and prepare for entering college.
Call the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493 to schedule an appointment or send them an email below.

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Angeline Von Neupert, Career Coach

Angeline von Neupert

Career Coach
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Joe Hafferman, Career Coach

Joe Haferman

Career Coach

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