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

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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.

Curriculum

Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
General Education - English Composition
General Education - Science
General Education - Social Sciences
General Education - Information Technology

Details

Department

Ms. Laura Ellsworth, Chair

Address:

Bladen Hall, Room 208 F

Phone:

(301) 322-0553

Fax:

(301) 583-5280

Email us:

ELLSWOLR@pgcc.edu

Contact Information

Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125

Phone:

(301) 322-0864

Email us:

enrollmentservices@pgcc.edu