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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-504-8
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Careers

Corrections Officer

Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Programs

The Criminal Justice Correctional Officer associate's degree prepares students for a career in corrections. The program includes instruction in professional communications, corrections security, and emergency procedures. The program also provides a foundation to prepare the student for future promotion.

This program is also the suggested Criminal Justice tract for students planning on transferring to a four-year university prior to entering the workforce or seeking a career in criminal justice that does not require certification as a law enforcement officer.

Students will complete the 160 hour Basic Jail Officer Academy in their first year of the program.

Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Nicolet College Criminal Justice Correctional Officer at Nicolet College