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.
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.
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Programme StructureCourse 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
- 48 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Civil & Private Law Public Law View 191 other Masters in Public Law in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for admission into the corrections option.
International21042 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21042 USD per year during 48 months.
National12908 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State12908 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12908 USD per year during 48 months.
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