Corrections Administration Major

This is a program that prepares individuals to study the theories and principles, of correctional science and to function as professional corrections officers and other workers in public and/or private incarceration facilities.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Corrections (use the College Search feature and enter "corrections" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Corrections Major?

You have a number of options when it comes to a career in Corrections.  Several roles have an emphasis on work at correctional facilities, some are focused on rehabilitation, some are even administrative in nature.   Some of the job options include probation officer, substance abuse counselor, case manager, group counselor, and pretrial services officer.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Corrections Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

Publications/Magazines in Corrections