Corrections Management (Online), Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 12

Program Code: G033

The Corrections Management Certificate provides opportunity for individuals working in corrections, probation and parole, and rehabilitative services fields.

Certificate Requirements

Core Courses
CRJU 5153Ethical Decision Making in Criminal Justice3
CRJU 5363Penology3
Elective Courses 1
Choose six hours of graduate electives from a list maintained by the academic unit and approved by the Graduate College.6
Total Credit Hours12

Elective hours include courses such as Community Justice in the 21st Century, Restorative Justice Programs for Drug Offenders, Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System, and Gangs in the United States.

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.