Minor in Corrections
A minor in Corrections is designed to prepare students who are seeking careers in the field of adult or juvenile corrections. A minor in Corrections offers students a variety of employment possibilities in local, state, and federal agencies. These employment opportunities include juvenile or adult probation and parole officer, pretrial or post-trial investigator, detention officer, corrections specialist, or corrections caseworker. Students majoring in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or other related fields who have a desire to work in the field of corrections will find this minor beneficial. A minor in Corrections consists of 24 credit hours. Students must a have a faculty adviser for a minor in Corrections.
Richard E. Spencer
Interim Department Head, Criminal Justice Administration
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595