Correctional Science

Undergraduate Certificate in Correctional Science 
Program Length: 36 weeks

This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.

Students graduating on time

Ninety-three percent of Title IV students complete the program within 36 weeks  *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Program Costs*

$1,316 for in-state tuition and fees

$7,337 for out-of-state tuition and fees

$1,185 for books and supplies

 

Other Costs For this Program

Optional fees: $198 ($66/semester)

Optional fees include:

College Service Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Student Technology Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Parking Permit - $50.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with

$0 in debt *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical monthly loan payment

$0 per month in student loans with an interest rate of 4.45%. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

*This institution has appealed the earnings data for this program.

Graduates who got jobs

N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate.

State Information

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required. N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate. 

Accreditor Information

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required.

N/A* of program graduates got jobs

*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

Related employment fields:

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Correctional Officers and Jailers

Licensure Requirements

Program meets licensure requirements in:

StateA, StateB, StateC

Program does not meet licensure requirements in:

StateD, StateE

Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateF

Program does not qualify students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateG, StateH

The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:

California

*State requires students to sit for licensure exam

*Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

 

Additional Program Information

The certificate in correctional science prepares you for a career within the criminal justice system. Courses within the program acquaint students with the American correctional system, criminal behavior, incarceration, rehabilitation, the role of correctional science practitioners, procedural and constitutional rights of inmates, and juvenile correctional procedures. Successful completion of the correctional science certificate enables students to directly pursue occupations within the corrections field as correctional officers and jailers.

Total units for the certificate: 27

Upon the successful completion of the Correctional Science certificate, students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary for employment in the field of corrections.

2. Demonstrate professional communication skills necessary for employment in the field of corrections.

3. Demonstrate ethical behavior necessary for employment in the field of corrections.

4. Demonstrate problem solving skills necessary for employment in the field of corrections.

The correctional science certificate program of study is offered by Chaffey College's public service, culture and society academic and career community. Visit the public service, culture and society page for more information. 

 

These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education