This certificate program prepares students for careers with state, county or city correctional agencies. It meets the Michigan Corrections Officer Training Council employment guidelines. Coursework is transferable to most colleges and universities offering degrees in corrections, and provides students with communications coursework necessary for today’s corrections environment.
Students with a criminal record should consult with the State of Michigan to verify that they are eligible to work in this field. Students are encouraged to meet with an MCC counselor prior to starting this program for help with the verification process.
Students interested in receiving an associate degree should see a counselor.
Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 30 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all certificate programs.