Advance your career in the correctional field.

Our 100% online Graduate Academic Certificate in Correctional Executive Leadership gives you a solid foundation in the concepts, theories and practices of corrections while honing your skills and increasing your knowledge to prepare you for advancement in Probation, Parole or Institutional Corrections. Courses emphasize management, leadership and agency administration with a focus on theory and corrections-related analysis.

Full-time law enforcement managers who have completed the Management College/School of Executive Leadership at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) or the Lieutenant's Course at the Caruth Police Institute can receive credit toward the Graduate Academic Certificate in Police Executive Leadership for completing one of these training programs.

UNT also offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Criminal Justice both on campus and 100% online. Learn more.

Get started with this certificate

If you’d like more information about our Graduate Certificate in Correctional Executive Leadership, reach out to Certificate Program Advisor Brooke Nodeland:


Brooke Nodeland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Online MSCJ Program Coordinator
  Brooke.Nodeland@unt.edu
 940-565-2830
  Chiltion 273K

Get started with this certificate

If you’d like more information about our Graduate Certificate in Correctional Executive Leadership, reach out to Certificate Program Advisor Brooke Nodeland:


Brooke Nodeland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Online MSCJ Program Coordinator
  Brooke.Nodeland@unt.edu
 940-565-2830
  Chiltion 273K

Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Our faculty is comprised of nationally recognized scholars focusing on interdisciplinary solutions to the complex problems of crime and disorder.

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 D'Ann.Hammett@unt.edu
 940.565.2548
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