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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Corrections Program

The Mission of the Corrections Program is to promote a humane Correctional system that is fair and just.



  1. Faculty will conduct research that address issues related to the mission
  2. Prepare students for careers in correctional with a sociological framework that incorporates multiculturalism, social class, gender, and critical transformation of the field.
  3. Students will know research-supported practices in the field of Corrections.
  4. Students will have a sound understanding of the criminal justice system, a vision of what it could become, and the desire, skills, and knowledge to make the ideal a reality.
  5. Students will demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice, respect, support and belief in the inherent dignity and worth of all individuals.