Why Major in Criminal Justice Corrections?

The criminal justice corrections degree emphasizes areas of criminal justice other than law enforcement including adult institutions, probation, parole, and the prevention, treatment, and control of both youthful and adult offenders. Criminal Justice Corrections Degree coursework is designed to introduce various components that make up the structure of criminal justice corrections and the broad area of social work and juvenile delinquency.

To major in the criminal justice corrections degree applicants must meet the minimum education requirements for the position of corrections officer as established by the Michigan Corrections Officers' Training Council.

Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice Corrections
Admission Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for admission into the criminal justice corrections concentration.

College Degree Criminal Justice Corrections Concentration
Graduation Requirements

Graduates from the criminal justice corrections concentration degree must complete all of the Ferris State general education requirements as outlined in the General Education section of the Ferris course catalog, and have an ACT math sub score of 24, or complete MATH 115 or pass the MATH proficiency exam.

If you would like more information on Criminal Justice Corrections Bachelor Degree Programs at Ferris State University call (231) 591-2000.

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