Criminal Justice: Correctional Officer


The Criminal Justice curriculum contains a broad range of courses designed to equip jailers and guards with the knowledge and understanding of inmate processing, maintaining order in the jail, and invoking disciplinary measures when necessary.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $2,746.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $390.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Correctional Officer Apprentice432Certificate
Master Correctional Officer864Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094


First Trimester: 
CRJ 0001 Worker Characteristics
CRJ 1004 Technology Foundations
CRJ 1011 Ethics and Legal Issues
CRJ 1021 Defense Tactics and Use of Force
CRJ 1041 Writing and Communication
CRJ 1051 Mental Health and First Aid
CRJ 1061 Emergency Procedures
CRJ 1070 Tennessee Corrections Institute Basic
CRJ 1071 Personal Development
CRJ 1072 Patrol Procedures
Second Trimester: 
CRJ 0002 Worker Characteristics
CRJ 2010 Ethics and Legal Issues II
CRJ 2021 Defensive Tactics and Use of Force II
CRJ 2040 Writing and Communication II
CRJ 2051 Mental Health and First Aid II
CRJ 2061 Investigation
CRJ 2071 Human Relations
CRJ 2072 Career Training
CRJ 2073 Criminal Justice System

Books and Supplies Lists


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