Do you enjoy working with people and making a positive impact on the lives of others? Are you looking for a career with good wages and benefits? A background in corrections can lead to a variety of roles and diverse work environments to choose from. If you are drawn to corrections, you are driven by a desire to protect your community and help individuals implement positive life changes.
When you're a corrections professional, you have an opportunity to work in a variety of roles in public safety and criminal justice. Whether as a correctional officer, probation/parole officer or a criminal justice technician, you contribute to the overall justice system. A career in corrections requires dedication, perseverance, integrity and a commitment to working with and supervising individuals who enter the system. The rewards can be highly gratifying as you find ways to help people make real-life changes.
You can earn an undergraduate certificate or occupational endorsement certificate at both the Kenai River and Kachemak Bay.
UA reduced tuition rates by 25 percent in selected Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. KPC's Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Corrections is one of the eligible programs. The tuition reduction of 25 percent will be applied on a course-by-course basis. Find more information at this UAA resource page and scroll down to Corrections.
For differences between the Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) and the Undergraduate Certificate course and credit requirements, choose the Degrees/Certs option from the menu on the left.