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Sociology Corrections

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Master of Science in Sociology: Corrections is designed for a person seeking a leadership role in the active critique and transformation of corrections practice. The graduate of this program will have a dedication to the application of the sociological perspective to correctional practice, a thorough understanding of the correctional system, a commitment to improving the system of justice, and the ability to facilitate and maintain the necessary processes for change. The graduate of this program is further expected to promote, within Corrections and to the community at large, a commitment to the principles of social justice, respect, tolerance, dignity and worth of all persons.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002
  • 7700 France Ave. South - Edina 55435

Labor Market Information

  • Correctional Officers and Jailers

  • Median wage: $22.81/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Criminal Justice Teachers

  • Median wage: $57,452/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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