Earn an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management

With our industry-driven associate degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management, students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage individuals under community supervision. This program covers topics such as grant writing, addiction, and offender reentry. Learners enrolled in this concentration will learn how to provide support and resources to help individuals successfully reintegrate into the community and reduce recidivism. Students may also earn the Advanced Skill Set in Recidivism Reduction & Reentry and the Community Corrections Specialist Certificate while completing the degree. These credentials can equip learners with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to address the unique challenges faced by professionals working in community corrections. With a criminal justice background in Community Corrections Management, learners will be well-equipped to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals under community supervision and help promote public safety.

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Our Criminal Justice Degree with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management is designed by industry experts to ensure students gain the skills necessary to effectively lead in the community corrections field and support successful reintegration into the community. Do you have on-the-job experience? Turn Your Past Experience into Your Future Degree! Earn credit for prior learning in the Criminal Justice Program at Blue Ridge CTC. Transform your professional experience into college credits and take the next step in your career today!

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Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Community Corrections Management focused Criminal Justice associate degree. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.

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76,600

New Jobs

Projected for community health workers in the criminal justice field by 2032!

14%

Yearly Jobs

For various job vacancies within the Community Corrections Management field by 2032 (Much faster than average)

$48,200

Salary Range

For various jobs working at Day Report Centers or with Community Residential Programs or Advocacy groups.

54%

of BRCTC Alumni

Continue their education after earning a certificate or Associate degree

    • BLS predicts 76,600 new jobs for community health workers in the criminal justice field by 2032!
    • According to BLS, $48,200 is the average annual salary drawn by police personnels, detectives, and other law enforcement professionals.
    • BLS predicts a 14% growth in new job vacancies within the criminal justice sector by 2030.
    • As per Blue Ridge CTC Annual Graduate Report, 54% of graduates continued their education after earning a certificate or degree.

Why Pursue an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management?

With the two-year Blue Ridge CTC Associate degree in Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Community Corrections Management, students develop a practical understanding of community corrections and offender reentry. The curriculum helps students to:

    • Identify community-based alternatives and intermediate sanctions.
    • Develop grant writing skills to secure funding for community programs.
    • Provide support and resources to help individuals successfully reintegrate into the community.
    • Get guidance from faculty members meant for career advancement or further studies.

Become Career Ready with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management

Can you see yourself as a successful Case Manager, Community Engagement Specialist, Criminal Justice Program Specialist, or Grant Writing Assistant at a Day Report Center or with a Community Residential Program? Our Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management teaches students in-demand skills through an industry-focused curriculum required to enter the community corrections field.

Throughout this program, students acquire the latest workforce-ready technical skills, knowledge, competencies, and professional aptitude required for day-to-day responsibilities as a criminal justice professional.

Earn the associate degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management from Blue Ridge CTC.

2-Year

Degree Program

Formats

Online, Accelerated 8-Week Classes

60

Credit Hours

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

With a Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management, students learn hands-on skills necessary to effectively manage community corrections programs, provide support for individuals under supervision, and implement strategies to reduce recidivism rates.

This program delivers students a practical understanding of the criminal justice system, focusing on solution-oriented courses and skill-building opportunities. The curriculum helps students to:

    • Apply critical thinking and innovative approaches to address systemic issues in the criminal justice system.
    • Recognize the importance of ethics for justice professionals.
    • Construct a capstone project in the form of a professional portfolio tailored to aid in obtaining employment upon graduation in their preferred area of interest.
    • Identify community-based alternatives and intermediate sanctions.

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What You Experience at Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.

World-class Pedagogy That Shapes Future Leaders!

Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:

Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.

Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.

Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.

Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.

Student Support Services and Spaces for Balanced Learning!

We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.

Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!

We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.

We recognize talent and celebrate their performance with awards and acknowledgments.

We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.

Placement Assistance to Nurture Careers!

We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:

Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.

Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.

With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.

Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.

Promoting Equity to Develop an Intercultural College Environment!

As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.

Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.

Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.

The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.

Hands-on Training and Internship Opportunities

We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.

We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.

We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.

We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.

Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.

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Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!

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Worried About Paying for College? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child paying for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs 
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities 
    • Student Loans 
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our associate degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management? We can help!

Admission requirements to earn an associate degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.
To choose a suitable associate degree in Criminal Justice, you must consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided. If you need additional insight into career options, consider a free career inventory assessment before exploring course options that align with personal and professional interests.
This degree is a good option for students who want to build a solid foundation for starting or advancing in their career in Community Corrections. After pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Community Corrections Management, students may seek direct workforce entry positions. The Community Corrections Management concentration provides learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage individuals under community supervision. This program covers topics such as grant writing, addiction, and offender reentry. Learners enrolled in this concentration will learn how to provide support and resources to help individuals successfully reintegrate into the community and reduce recidivism. Students may also earn the Advanced Skill Set in Recidivism Reduction & Reentry and the Community Corrections Specialist Certificate while completing the degree. These credentials can equip learners with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to address the unique challenges faced by professionals working in community Corrections. With a criminal justice background in community corrections management, learners will be well-equipped to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals under community supervision and help promote public safety.
Students do not require ACT or SAT scores to qualify. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.

Disclaimer

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.