Correctional Studies


This certificate is primarily for individuals who are interested in working within the correctional system, and also for students who wish to focus their criminology undergraduate studies on courses that relate to correctional practice and theory.

Credential: Certificate

The Correctional Studies program is in the Department of Criminology within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Academic Calendar:

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Community and Social Service Worker
  • Corrections Officer
  • Court Reporter
  • Criminologist
  • Immigration Agent
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Law Enforcement/Police Officer
  • Legal Investigator
  • Lobbyist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Campaign Worker
  • Public Opinion Analyst
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Youth Worker

How to apply

The certificate program

You may add a certificate program to any major. Speak to your faculty advisor.