This 16-credit hour KPC certificate provides vocational training for entry level positions in the field of corrections. The certificate can be extended to an Undergraduate Certificate, Corrections with the completion of additional courses.
Want a Secure, Safe, Benefitted Job with the State of Alaska or beyond?
There are many opportunities within public safety and the Alaska Department of Corrections:
Maintain security within the instituition and oversee the health and safety of staff and prisoners.
Promote public safety and offender habilitation. PO's supervise adult felony offenders under the jurisdiction of the Superior Court or Board of Parole.
Criminal Justice Technicians
Provide paraprofessional assistance to Correctional Officers and Parole Officers alike. Often move into other roles later in their career.
What Courses do I Need to Complete?
For the Occupational Endorsement Certificate: 16 credits:
||Methods of Written Communication
||Introduction to Human Services
||Substance Abuse as a comtemporary Problem
||Introduction to Justice
||Principles of Corrections
For the Undergraduate Certificate: 31 credits (including the 16 credits above)
*COMM A237, HUMS A153,
*ENGL A212, *ENGL A213
or *ENGL A214
|Choose from One of these classes
||Introduction to Resorative Justice
||Justice Organization and Management
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