Corrections Officer

Certificate program at Bay College

Prison guard with handcuffs and club

Why Corrections Officer?

The Corrections Officer Certificate program at Bay College prepares graduates for jobs in a prison system as a corrections officer. This one-year certificate of completion incorporates the 15 semester hours of corrections, criminal justice, sociology and human relations credits required by the Michigan Department of Corrections. Students have the opportunity to plan for transfer to a four-year college or university, and credits may be used toward an Associate’s degree as well.


Certificate Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Corrections Officer (Certificate)16.00

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