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Sauk Academic programs

Criminal Justice: Corrections

(C50) Certificate

The Corrections certificate program is designed to prepare future correctional officers for the duties and tasks related to the field of corrections. Students completing the certificate will gain knowledge and competencies to enter the field of corrections at the state or federal level.

Work and Employment

The type of jobs for which it would train graduates would be both federal and state correctional officers, who occupy the prisons of our district.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815-835-6354; Daniel McCollum, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, 815/835-6256.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 24 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $2,664.00 $7,680.00 $8,328.00
Fees $284.00 $284.00 $284.00
Course Fees * $0.00 * $0.00 * $0.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,948.00 $7,964.00 $8,612.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.