Welcome to Taft College's Distance Learning 
Criminal Justice Administration--Corrections Program

Taft College offers an Associate in Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a Corrections focus through its Distance Learning Program. Utilizing the Internet, this two year degree program provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge in a non-traditional college setting. Using C-POST approved course outlines, Taft College provides relevant curriculum to assist students in achieving their career goals.

The required core courses are

For the Associate Degree, 60 units are required, including the CJA core courses and general education requirements. Prior course work will be evaluated by the Taft College counseling staff.

 Criminal Justice Administration--Corrections Core Courses


Our Corrections program is the best around, and gives you the skills necessary to work in the industry through instruction and hands-on experience. You will learn all that you need to know to get started in a career in criminal justice.


By cooperating with the California Board of Corrections, we meet the legal requirements set forth by the law for Corrections Officer Core Training, as well as PC 832 of the California Penal Code for Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). We also hire qualified instructors with years of experience in the industry.


For more information about the CJA program, click here.
Find out the requirements for distance learning, click here.
Also, check out our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page.

Etudes Log In Instructions - the delivery system for your on-line CJA courses!

If you are interested in signing up for this exciting new program or if you would like more information, contact Taft College Distance Learning for an appointment with a counselor. Appointments can be in person, via telephone, or through e-mail.

(661) 763-7812 Distance Learning Help Desk
(866) 464-9229 Distance Learning Toll Free
Email: jibrown@taftcollege.edu