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

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.

The following is important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program. 

University of Alaska Anchorage
Undergraduate certificate in Corrections (OEC) 
Program Length: 1 year
Students graduating on time
N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 1 year1
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Program Costs*
$4,084 for in-state tuition and fees
$12,620 for out-of-state tuition and fees
$799 for books and supplies
$11,728 for off-campus room and board
$9,250 for on-campus room and board
Other Costs:
An application fee of $40
Visit website for more program cost information: /www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/financial-aid/cost-of-attendance.cshtml
*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
N/A* of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it2
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The typical graduate leaves with
N/A* in debt3
*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
N/A* per month in student loans with N/A* interest rate4.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The typical graduate earns
not provided per year after leaving this program5
Graduates who got jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs
*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
Program graduates are employed in the following fields:
Licensure Requirements6
*Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
Additional Information:
This program can be completed by taking all required classes during the fall semester. On-campus housing is only available at the Kenai River Campus. Non-resident surcharge rates are currently waived at KPC, except for out-of-state students taking distance-delivered courses. 

Date Created: 6/16/2017
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education
Footnotes:
  1. The share of students who completed the program within 100% of normal time (1 year).

  2. The share of students who borrowed Federal, private, and/or institutional loans to help pay for college.

  3. The median debt of borrowers who completed this program. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.

  4. The median monthly loan payment for students who completed this program if it were repaid over ten years at a NA* interest rate.

  5. The median earnings of program graduates who received Federal aid.

  6. Some States require students to graduate from a state approved program in order to obtain a license to practice a profession in those States.

  7. State Job Placement Rate: N/A
  8. Accreditor Job Placement Rate: The following is important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    Undergraduate certificate in Corrections 
    Program Length: 1 year
    Students graduating on time
    N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 1 year1
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
    Program Costs*
    $7,586 for in-state tuition and fees
    $24,126 for out-of-state tuition and fees
    $1,657 for books and supplies
    $11,728 for off-campus room and board
    $9,250 for on-campus room and board
    Other Costs:
    An application and graduation fee of $80.
    Visit website for more program cost information: /www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/financial-aid/cost-of-attendance.cshtml
    *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
    N/A* of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it2
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
    The typical graduate leaves with
    N/A* in debt3
    *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
    N/A* per month in student loans with N/A* interest rate4.
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
    The typical graduate earns
    not provided per year after leaving this program5
    Graduates who got jobs
    N/A* of program graduates got jobs
    *We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
    Program graduates are employed in the following fields:
    Licensure Requirements6
    *Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
    Additional Information:
    On-campus housing is only available at the Kenai River Campus. Non-resident surcharge rates are currently waived at KPC, except for out-of-state students taking distance-delivered courses. 

    Date Created: 6/16/2017
    These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

     

    Footnotes:
    1. The share of students who completed the program within 100% of normal time (1 year).

    2. The share of students who borrowed Federal, private, and/or institutional loans to help pay for college.

    3. The median debt of borrowers who completed this program. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.

    4. The median monthly loan payment for students who completed this program if it were repaid over ten years at a NA* interest rate.

    5. The median earnings of program graduates who received Federal aid.

    6. Some States require students to graduate from a state approved program in order to obtain a license to practice a profession in those States.

    7. State Job Placement Rate: N/A
    8. Accreditor Job Placement Rate: N/A
     

     

     

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University of Alaska Anchorage
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Kim Frost
Title: Student & Enrollment Services Coordinator
Email: kafrost2@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072351658
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Randal Rosencrans
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Name: Nancy Johnson
Title: Advising and Support Services Specialist
Email: nejohnson2@alaska.edu
Phone: 9072351655
Location: Bayview Hall (KBBH)
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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)
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