The Criminal Justice Department offers an online* program for correctional officers. This online coursework allows the student to set a schedule around both work and personal life.
Individuals who have a certificate from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Training Academy can complete an Associate degree at North Central State College in less than two years by completing 13 courses in this fast track, online program.
To be admitted into this program, students must provide a copy of their Certificate of Completion of the Corrections Academy from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections Training Academy when applying to the college in order to enroll in the Corrections program.
The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded upon completion of this program.
*Students are permitted to enroll in seated sections if they so choose.
Program Learning Outcomes
By the end of the Associate Degree program students will be able to:
- Apply the core criminal justice foundation concepts of juvenile justice, criminology, constitutional law, corrections, private security, and U.S. Judicial and Criminal Justice systems in solving and defending logical arguments and applications in the field.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing and speech.
- Demonstrate well‐developed analytical and problem solving skills.
- Demonstrate proper standards of criminal justice professionalism, morals, and ethics.