The online AS in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Corrections from Mercer County Community College addresses the professional and educational needs of students interested in careers in corrections and of personnel already employed in the field who desire to increase their proficiency or improve their advancement potential. The curriculum focuses on:
The history and philosophy of the components of the criminal justice system
The role of the corrections officer in contemporary America
Historical philosophies of rehabilitation and punishment
Traditional and new practices being employed in correctional institutions
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