Sauk Valley Community College

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(C50) Criminal Justice: Corrections

College Catalog - C50

Program Description

(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 and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 24 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $2,622.00 $7,014.00 $7,638.00
Course Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Room and Board $6,750.00 $6,750.00 $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,191.84 $1,191.84 $1,191.84
Total $10,563.84 $14,955.84 $15,579.84