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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 current tuition and fee rates for the required number 24 credit hours.

Tuition $2,712.00 $7,728.00 $8,376.00
Student Activity Fee $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Course Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,712.00 $7,728.00 $8,376.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 24 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,191.84
Grand Total $10,653.84 $15,669.84 $16,317.84