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Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Corrections Option

Ferris State University

48 months
Duration
21042 USD/year
12908 USD/year
12908 USD/year
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About

This Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Corrections Option at Ferris State University emphasizes areas of criminal justice other than law enforcement including adult institutions, probation, parole, and the prevention, treatment, and control of both youthful and adult offenders. 

Overview

Coursework is designed to introduce various components that make up the structure of institutional corrections, community corrections, and human service agencies working with deviant populations. Further emphasis is placed on interpersonal communication, crisis intervention, and working with special deviant populations. 

This Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Corrections Option at Ferris State University includes certification of the minimum educational requirements for the position of state corrections officer as established by the Michigan Correctional Officers' Training Council.  Similarly, the School of Criminal Justice offers a local Corrections Officer Training Academy that is designed to provide certification training for students wishing to work as a county jail corrections officer in Michigan.

Career

The corrections track graduates are well positioned to work with the deviant populations at the federal, state, and local level. 

They are also prepared to work with juveniles and adults. Opportunities are available for detention/correctional officers; probation agents, parole agents, working within the court system, youth programs, residential treatment facilities, community corrections, and a wide array of human services agencies.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Ethical Issues in Crim Justice
  • Conflict Mgmt In Corrections
  • Report Writing for Corrections
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Current Issues in CJ
  • Criminal Justice Internship
  • Defensive Tactics-Corrections
  • Michigan Criminal Law
  • Michigan Criminal Procedure
  • Legal Issues in Corrections

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

120-121

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for admission into the corrections option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21042 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12908 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Big Rapids

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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