Oct 22, 2020  
Graduate Catalog | 2020-2021 
    
Graduate Catalog | 2020-2021

Crime Analysis, Graduate Certificate


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The graduate certificate in Crime Analysis provides students with exposure to practical skills and theoretical insight into understanding crime patterns.  The certificate also provides exposure to the ethical issues surrounding data management and analysis.  The certificate includes courses aimed at providing students with a marketable skill set.

Admission Requirements


  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • Application to the Graduate Admissions portal accompanied by the application fee in effect
  • A GPA of at least 2.75
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Statement of purpose

Certificate Requirements


The certificate is awarded upon successful completion of 12 credit hours earned in courses.  Students may apply credit hours earned in this certificate program toward the M.S. in Criminal Justice  program.  Requests for related courses and substitutions may be approved at the discretion of the Graduate Program Director.  Up to 6 hours of post-baccalaureate status may be applied to the certificate with the approval of the Graduate Program Director.  All coursework applied to a certificate must be completed within 5 years.

Grade Requirements


Students must earn a B or above in all courses toward the certificate.

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours


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