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

Haily Perkins
Program Coordinator

Matthew Hickman
Department Chair