Corrections schools in Illinois provide students with the opportunity to learn the necessary skills required to work in the correctional industry. Most degree options available in the corrections program include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Typical associate’s degrees take two-years to complete while a bachelor’s degree requires four-years. Courses in the corrections program include topics such as weapons management, self-defense, correctional and legal system interface, and criminal psychology. Program graduates often secure entry-level employment as a correctional officer in such facilities as local prisons, juvenile detention centers, county jails or state penitentiaries.
MACCORMAC COLLEGE: CHICAGO’S HIDDEN GEM
- Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
- Criminal Justice (BS)
- M.A. Forensic Psychology
- Psy.D. Clinical Forensic Psychology