Gogebic Community College

Corrections Officer - One Semester

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Corrections Officer - One Semester Program Overview

  • Certificate Program
  • 1 Semester
  • Both Campuses


The Corrections Officer Certificate Program prepares graduates for jobs in a prison setting as a corrections officer. Corrections officers ensure the safety and security of incarcerated persons. Correctional officers may be expected to maintain order within the prison institution, enforce rules and regulations, escort prisoners within the facility and in transit, and supplement counseling and programming for prisoners. 

Unique Features

  • One semester Occupational Certificate
  • Employable upon completion


  • Please contact GCC Admissions


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Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
CJC 101 Introduction to Corrections 3
CJC 102 Correctional Institutions/Facilities 3
CJC 103 Criminology 3
CJC 104 Diversity and Inclusivity in Public Safety 3
CJC 105 Legal Issues 3
COL 102 College and Career Success 1
Total Credits: 16
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