FSA – Post-Secondary Education Program (2022)
Learn more, as this is part of The First Step Act
|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1/2022||The post-secondary education program includes courses offered to inmates who have completed high school equivalency requirements and are seeking to enhance their marketable skills. College-level classes are provided by credentialed instructors from the community who deliver coursework leading to either the Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Specific prerequisites for each program are determined by the school providing the service.|
|Hours||500 hours is the maximum earnable.
Credits will vary depending on the college program requirements leading to a Certificate, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s degree awarded by the college.
|Program Delivery||To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, the Post-Secondary Education program must be delivered by Education staff or appropriately credentialed contractors.|
|Institution Locations||FCI Bennettsville
FCI Beaumont (Low/Medium)
FCI Ray Brook
FCI Yazoo City