Corrections Certificate

Since October 1, 1987 ALL Michigan State Corrections Officers hired are required to have 15 semester or 23 quarter college credit hours earned through one of the following options:

OPTION I
Corrections Certificate
Five (5) specific corrections courses as determined by the Michigan Correctional Officer’s Training Council. Each course must be passed with a minimum “C” grade (2.0 GPA).

MCC CORRECTIONS PROGRAM 15 CR. HRS.
CJ 250 3
Introduction to Corrections
CJ 251A 3
Legal Issues in Corrections
CJ 252A 3
Correctional Institutions/Facilities
CJ 257 3
Client Relations in Corrections
CJ 258A 3
Client Growth and Development
TOTAL 15

Students completing Option I will receive an MCC Certificate in Corrections. Please contact the Business Department for your certificate.

OPTION II
Fifteen credits in the following areas: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Guidance and Counseling, Educational Psychology, Family Relations, Psychology, and Sociology. Each course must be passed with a minimum “C” grade (2.0 GPA).

OPTION III
ASA degree in Criminal Justice is recommended. Program should include the five (5) Corrections courses listed in Option I. Each Corrections course must be passed with a minimum “C” grade (2.0 GPA).

Source: MCC 2015-16 Catalog