Code 230 - 60 Credits
The Corrections program is designed to promote further education in the field of Corrections. It builds upon the Corrections Certificate program and accepts transfer credit for the successful completion of the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC), 320-hour Corrections Officer Training Academy and/or the successful completion of the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC), 160-hour Corrections Academy. The degree can be applied toward entry and/or advancement with corrections agencies on the federal, state, or local levels.
Students who graduate with an associate degree will have successfully completed the following General Education Core Courses in Communicating, Global Awareness, Creativity, Mathematics and Science, and Healthy Living. Students must complete a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours to qualify for a degree.
Students who obtain an Associate degree or an Associate of Applied Science degree will be required to complete a service-learning experience. The final grade in the course must qualify for academic credit in order to receive the service-learning endorsement. Please contact an Academic Advisor for courses that offer a service-learning experience, or search in the class schedules.
There are no additional requirements to pursue this degree other than what is required by Kellogg Community College. However, if you wish to apply transfer credits to this degree, please contact the Criminal Justice Department at https://kellogg.edu/academics/areas-of-study/social-sciences-human-services-criminal-justice/corrections/.
Michigan Department of Corrections
For more information about obtaining employment with the Michigan Department of Corrections see: http://www.michigan.gov/corrections/0,4551,7-119-68690_68794_68691-330828–,00.html.
Michigan Sheriffs Coordinating & Training Council (MSCTC)
For more information about becoming a corrections deputy in the State of Michigan see http://misctc.org/.