Correctional Services Opt., of Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

Correctional Services involve the operation of jails and detention facilities, probation and intermediate sanctions, prisons and parole and prisoner reentry into society. The Correctional Services Option provides students with a strong criminal justice curriculum, combined with coursework and practical applications that emphasize current correctional practices and approaches. Students are prepared for careers as correctional case managers, correctional officers, counselors working with juveniles and prerelease/offender transition. Prince George's Community College has a partnership with the Prince George's County Department of Corrections. Graduates who complete their training at the county's Correctional Training Academy may receive up to nine college credits toward their associate degree when they enroll at the college.


Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
General Education - English Composition
Social Science--SOC-1010
General Education - Information Technology
Elective Credits
  • Take one additional course for 2 or more credits in order to reach the 60-credit minimum requirement for this degree.
18 Credits At the 2000 Level
  • You must take at least 18 credits of 2000-level courses in order to graduate in this program. Courses listed below count toward that requirement.



Ms. Laura Ellsworth, Chair


Bladen Hall, Room 208 F


(301) 546-0553


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