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Corrections Professional Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


The CCBC Corrections Professional Certificate is designed for students who are employed or seeking employment in the field of institutional or community corrections. It focuses on current approaches and trends in the supervision of criminal offenders.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


455

Contacts and Additional Information


Department Chair:

CCBC Dundalk, Melissa Lane
443-840-3663 or mlane2@ccbcmd.edu
Office:  STAT 117

Program Coordinators:

CCBC Catonsville, Jay Zumbrun
443-840-5726 or jzumbrun@ccbcmd.edu
Office:  BESS 212

CCBC Dundalk, Melissa Lane
443-840-3663 or mlane2@ccbcmd.edu
Office:  STAT 117

CCBC Essex, Pamela Kessler
443-840-2009 or pkessler@ccbcmd.edu
Office:  BESS 213

Additional Information:

Semester Sequence


This certificate can be completed in a single semester. Alternatively, students may choose to take fewer credits over multiple semesters.

Courses Needed for This Program*


Program Requirements and Electives - 12 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 12*


Note:


*This certificate is designed for students with significant educational and work experience. Therefore they typically do not have to take ACDV 101.

Program Description


The CCBC Corrections Professional Certificate is designed for students who are employed or seeking employment in the field of institutional or community corrections. It focuses on current approaches and trends in the supervision of criminal offenders. All certificate program courses may be applied to the AAS in Criminal Justice Studies. To apply for this certificate, students must be enrolled in the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission’s Corrections Entrance Level Training Academy and the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission’s Parole and Probation Entry Level Agent Academy.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Manage the care, custody and supervision of a diverse offender population in a community or institutional setting
  • Apply legal procedures in the security and control of criminal offenders
  • Utilize effective verbal and written communication skills in the corrections environment through appropriate documentation, supervision and counseling
  • Evaluate the importance of ethical behavior in the corrections profession

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