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
  • Special Topics courses
Course descriptions are found in the graduate programs catalog at this link.


Contact Us

Elaine Gunnison 
Graduate Program Director

Nicole Moses 
Graduate Program Coordinator

Matthew Hickman
Department Chair