Corrections Certificate

OPTION I
Corrections Certificate
The MCC Criminal Justice Corrections Certificate is designed to include the five classes that are required by the Michigan Correctional Training Council. The MI Correctional Training Council states that these classes must be taken in order to qualify for employment with the Michican Department of Corrections. Each of these classes must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0 GPA) in order to get the certificate and qualify for MDOC employment..

MCC CORRECTIONS PROGRAM 18 CR. HRS.
CJ 101 3
Introduction to Law Enforcement
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

OPTION II
Completion of 15 semester (23 term) college credits in one or a combination of the following: correctional administration, criminal justice, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, counseling and guidance, educational psychology, family relations, pastoral counseling, or law enforcement. Students should check the Michigan Department of Corrections website for current and specific requirements.

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 2019-20 Catalog