NOTE: The Criminal Justice: Corrections Program is no longer offered.
In today’s unpredictable job market, it’s important for college students to choose a career path that’s not a one way street. To be precise, they need to pick a degree program that will provide them with a multitude of potential job options.
However, students who plan to go into the corrections field won’t have to worry about having their job options becoming limited. In fact, students who earn an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections from Hocking College will be qualified to fill the following positions:
- Corrections Officer
- Court Administrator
- Criminal Investigator
- Halfway House Counselor/Manager
- Internal Revenue Service Worker
- Park Ranger
- Parole Officer
- Prison Warden
- Probation Officer
- Public & Private Security Professional
- U.S. Postal Inspector
- Victim’s Advocate
- Work in Pre-Trial and Other Diversion Programs
- Work in Re-Entry Programs
- Youth Counselor
What Are Some Other Reasons To Get A Corrections Degree at Hocking College?
Hocking College’s Corrections program can provide students with the skills and experience they need to pursue their passion. In addition to being able to receive their Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections in only four semesters, students who enroll in Hocking’s program can also anticipate to experience the following outcomes:
- Students will be able to describe the responsibilities and administrative competencies of each component of the criminal justice system.
- Students will be able to describe the U.S. constitutional rights of all citizens as they apply to the criminal justice system.
- Students will be able to identify the 3 main approaches used to explain criminal behavior.
- Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use the Ohio Revised Code as a professional resource.
- Students will be able to write complete, factual, accurate and concise reports which will aid other professionals in making informed decisions.
- Students will learn how to identify major challenges in contemporary corrections, such as special populations, privatization of prisons, costs, etc.
- Students will learn how to identify the advantages and disadvantages of the four goals of corrections: Deterrence, Rehabilitation, Retribution and Incapacitation.