Corrections Specialist

Corrections Specialist

Technical Diploma

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.

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Program Outline

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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On Campus

Term Start Dates

Spring 2022: January 5 Summer 2022: May 2 Fall 2022: September 6

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost

$2,430*

Financial Aid Eligible

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

 

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This program has a zero cost for textbooks. If you continue your education beyond this program to complete a full associate's degree, there may be additional costs for books.

What You'll Learn

  • Think critically
  • Manage emergencies
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Communicate effectively
  • Conduct investigations
  • Interact with others
  • Demonstrate tactical skills

Your Potential Careers

  • Corrections Officer
  • Jailer
  • Private Security
  • Prison Guard

Median Annual Salary

$51,071 $42,132 $40,043
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Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 1 year.
 
This program will cost $2,319.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
 
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $7,136.50 of debt.
 
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Wisconsin
 
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/search/?name=Nicolet%20Area%20Technical%20College&sort=salary:desc