Criminal Justice - Corrections

DEGREE TYPE: Diploma     CREDITS: 31    LOCATION: Austin   STARTS: Fall    COURSE PLAN: Two Semesters   
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Does putting strong problem-solving skills to work appeal to you?

This Riverland comprehensive program incorporates traditional liberal arts classes with a specialized curriculum of Corrections classes. Our Criminal Justice Corrections graduates are well prepared for various careers in the Corrections field at local, state and federal institutions or in Corrections treatment programs. This program also provides a solid foundation for going on to earn a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Our required Corrections Internship phase is an ideal way to find out which areas of the Correction field are best suited for your strengths and interests through hands-on experience. Students are encouraged to work closely with their Program Advisor to customize their degree to achieve desired personal goals.

Last Updated: June 28, 2016

Program Expectations

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Program at Riverland Community College.   
This handbook will help serve as a guide to students in this program and assist them in selecting their appropriate classes at the appropriate time.

Criminal Justice Student Handbook (PDF)

 

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