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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Corrections major prepares students for careers in Corrections with a sociological framework that incorporates multiculturalism, social class, gender, and critical transformation of the field.

Students will learn research-supported practices in the field of Corrections. They will gain a sound understanding of the criminal justice system, a vision of what it could become, and the desire, skills, and knowledge to make the ideal a reality. Throughout coursework, students will demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice, respect, support and belief in the inherent dignity and worth of all individuals. The Mission of the Corrections Program is to promote a humane Correctional system that is fair and just.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

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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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: