College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice

Degree Requirements

  • The Certificate in Crime Analysis is a one-year program consisting of 25 credit hours. This online-only program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis, with part-time students completing in two years. All students enrolled in the certificate program take a series of required foundation courses (19 credits), and elective courses (6 credits) on data management and analysis, terrorism, and intelligence analysis.

    Foundation Courses: 19 Credits

    • Advanced Criminological Theory
    • Statistical Analysis
    • Statistics Lab
    • Advanced Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Advanced Crime Assessment
    • Crime Mapping
    • Data & Intelligence Analysis

    Elective Courses: 6 credits

    • Qualitative Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Typologies of Crime and Criminal Behavior
    • Issues in Contemporary Law Enforcement
    • Terrorism and Homeland Security
    • Economics and Business Forecasting
    • Data Management in Business
    • Data Mining for Business Intelligence
    Course descriptions are found in the graduate programs catalog at this link.