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Corrections

Two male and one female corrections officers taking the oath of service.

This is a secure career in a field that serves your community, keeps citizens safe and changes people's lives.

Important Note: Beginning Fall 2018

UA will reduce tuition rates by 25 percent in selected Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. KPC's Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Corrections is one of the eligible programs. The tuition reduction of 25 percent will be applied on a course-by-course basis. Find more information at this UAA resource page and scroll down to Corrections.

Do you enjoy working with people and making a positive impact on the lives of others? Are you looking for a career with good wages and benefits? A background in corrections can lead to a variety of roles and diverse work environments to choose from. If you are drawn to corrections, you are driven by a desire to protect your community and help individuals implement positive life changes.

When you're a corrections professional, you have an opportunity to work in a variety of roles in public safety and criminal justice. Whether as a correctional officer, probation/parole officer or a criminal justice technician, you contribute to the overall justice system. A career in corrections requires dedication, perseverance, integrity and a commitment to working with and supervising individuals who enter the system. The rewards can be highly gratifying as you find ways to help people make real-life changes.

You can earn an undergraduate certificate or occupational endorsement certificate at both the Kenai River and Kachemak Bay. 

Gainful Employment Disclosures contain important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program. 

Note: For differences between the Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) and the Undergraduate Certificate course and credit requirements, choose the Degrees/Certs option from the menu on the left.

 
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Advisors


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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Ruben Foster
Email: rafoster2@alaska.edu
Campus: University of Alaska Anchorage
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Kimberly Frost
Title: Student/Enrollment Services Manager
Email: kafrost2@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072351658
Location: Pioneer Hall (KBPH)
Campus: Kachemak Bay Campus
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Randal Rosencrans
Email: rgrosencrans@alaska.edu
Campus: University of Alaska Anchorage
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Nancy Johnson
Title: Advising & Support Services Specialist
Email: nejohnson2@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072351655
Location: Bayview Hall (KBBH)
Campus: Kachemak Bay Campus
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Henry Haney
Title: Associate Professor of Process Technology
Email: hwhaney@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072620341
Location: Career and Technical Center (CTEC)
Campus: Kenai River Campus
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