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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Type
Online Certificate
College
Community Innovation and Education
12 Credit Hours
$327.32 per credit hour
$694.82 per credit hour
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Play a critical role in the future of corrections leadership.

In the world of correctional facilities and programs, strong leadership is required to maintain standards, embrace innovation, and ensure safety. Those who step to the forefront of the field are faced with changing rules and regulations around budgets, grants, cooperative agreements and other inter-governmental projects. With a graduate certificate in corrections leadership, you’ll be prepared to respond to these shifts as they arise.

Your correctional officer training through UCF Online will provide you with the skills you need to become a flexible, effective leader within the fields of criminal justice, public administration or social work. Coursework covers topics such as the administration of justice, policy analysis, leadership and ethics, the nature of crime and more.

This program can be completed entirely online and builds a strong foundation of both theoretical and practical knowledge. This online graduate certificate is available to individuals who carry a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. If you’re seeking correctional officer online training to help you advance in your career, get started today.

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Career Opportunities

  • correctional office supervisor
  • Correctional Officer
  • detention officer
  • Program Counselor
  • program director
  • program manager
  • senior corrections officer