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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 25
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Students interested in a criminal justice career, other than law enforcement, may enroll in the Correctional Officer Certificate program. The 29-credit certificate program is designed to: 1) Provide pre-employment education for the student who desires a position as a Correctional Officer. 2) Provide in-service education for employed Correctional Officers. 3) Facilitate articulation into the two-year Criminal Justice A.S. degree for peace officer licensing.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

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 Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529