The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Detention Services program is designed to prepare students who are interested in a career in the field of detention or to upgrade the skills of those presently working in the field. Courses will examine the services and programs provided to inmates as well as legal issues affecting both the incarcerated person and those working within the setting. Courses also focus on management techniques, security and emergency procedures, and detention facility training. Students will study current issues dealing with different types of inmates, and the variety of problems encountered with these individuals.
CIPS Code: 43.0102
This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.