Corrections Technical Certificate
Sinclair Community College

Program Details

There are several different types of correctional facilities, including: state, local, non-profit and private prisons.  All of them have a constant demand for correctional officers.  If you would like to become a first-line supervisor within the corrections or police system, then an online technical certificate in Corrections from Sinclair Community College is for you. This necessary certificate centers upon the relationship of an officer and the incarcerated individual.  Coursework will provide you with the means to effectively:

  • Communicate with prisoners, verbally and non-verbally
  • Empathize and understand various situations
  • Know the judicial process
  • Document and record observations
  • Prescribe basic individual rights according to Ohio law
  • Gain a working knowledge of interacting agencies in the justice system
  • Understand the sociological and psychological factors affecting prison populations

At Sinclair, all credits taken for a certificate or associate’s degree are transferable to a four-year university should you decide to continue your education and further your career.

Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Placement exam, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission