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This is a secure career in a field that serves your community, keeps citizens safe and changes people's lives.


Do you enjoy working with people and making a positive impact on the lives of others? Are you looking for a career with good wages and benefits? A background in corrections can lead to a variety of roles and diverse work environments to choose from. If you are drawn to corrections, you are driven by a desire to protect your community and help individuals implement positive life changes.

When you're a corrections professional, you have an opportunity to work in a variety of roles in public safety and criminal justice. Whether as a correctional officer, probation/parole officer or a criminal justice technician, you contribute to the overall justice system. A career in corrections requires dedication, perseverance, integrity and a commitment to working with and supervising individuals who enter the system. The rewards can be highly gratifying as you find ways to help people make real-life changes.

You can earn an undergraduate certificate or occupational endorsement certificate at the Kenai River Campus or Kachemak Bay Campus. 


Academic Advisors

Soldotna and Greater Peninsula

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Emily Knight
Director of Academic Advising
(907) 262-0373
UAA - Kenai Peninsula Campus
Enid S. McLane Building (EMB) 279

Homer and Surrounding Area

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Nancy Johnson
Student Services Manager and Senior Academic Advisor
(907) 235-1655
UAA - Kenai Peninsula Campus
Pioneer Hall (KBPH) 110
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