Corrections Administration Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to plan and manage institutional facilities and programs for housing and rehabilitating prisoners in the public and/or private sectors. Includes instruction in the principles and practice of correction, facilities planning and management, safety and security, social and health services, staff and inmate management, budgeting, communication skills, correctional psychology, and applications to specific types of correctional facilities approaches. Is Corrections Administration the right major for you?
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Corrections Administration Major

What Courses Do Corrections Administration Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Corrections Administration majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Applied Psychology
  • Communications
  • Correction Principles
  • Facilities Planning and Management
  • Health Services
  • Management
  • Security
  • Social Services
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