College of Humanities and Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services

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What you'll study

Embrace opportunities where community-based support services intersect with the criminal justice system. With our Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services degree, you can take career-relevant education one course at a time in a helping field.

You’ll study case management, mental health and social psychology as you educationally prepare for a career helping people who have been involved with the criminal justice system. Learn how to support individuals whose substance use disorders have led them to interaction with the courts. Enhance your communication, analytical and problem-solving techniques to help address the mental health, social, occupational, housing and transitional needs of this vulnerable population.  

Serve your community and positively impact the lives of offenders by developing a foundation to assist and work in programs supporting forensic populations.

Requirements and prerequisites

You'll need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Relevant Coursework


Prepare to work within a variety of environments by developing the professional intervention tactics, facilitation skills and foundational competencies needed to work in a social and community service setting.

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Gain an understanding of how to work with and support offenders at various levels of involvement with the criminal justice system.

Real-world Curriculum


Learn about behavioral and psychological issues that impact offenders as well as case planning and case management techniques that can be directly applied to supporting them as they transition from the criminal justice system.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

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In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Humanities and Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Humanities and Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

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