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Criminal Justice - Corrections

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 31
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

There are 3 options within the criminal justice program. Year one is a certificate program for students who would like to become custodial officers, bailiffs or building guards. Year two completes the AS degree and prepares students to be corrections officers. The A.S. Degree also prepares students to transfer to 4-year programs.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912

Labor Market Information

  • Correctional Officers and Jailers

  • Median wage: $22.76/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Criminal Justice Teachers

  • Median wage: $59,516/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0600 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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