Become a top professional in criminology with specialized knowledge and in-demand skills.
If you want in-depth study in criminology and criminal justice, California University of Pennsylvania will provide you with a one-of-a-kind graduate program led by world-class faculty experts.
Cal U's 100% online Master of Arts in Applied Criminology degree program is on the forefront of presenting advanced criminological theories and examining the behavioral manifestations of violent offenders. By combining the best of criminal justice and criminology study, the applied criminology program enables students to build a strong foundation of theoretical and research knowledge and skills. Students also learn to apply this theoretical framework to real-world situations involving criminal investigative analysis, equivocal death analysis and geographical crime analysis.
Learn policies and hands-on practice from outstanding faculty experts.
This master's degree in applied criminology was developed with assistance of some of the original criminal profilers from the FBI Academy at Quantico, Va. The program enables students to apply knowledge to create policies and practices that prevent and/or predict the occurrences of serious offenses, and for those major crimes that have been committed, to identify the offenders and develop relevant admissible evidence before any number of courts or tribunals.
Graduate faculty members in applied criminology combine their multi- and inter-disciplinary expertise to develop subject matter from criminological, criminal investigative, forensic, socio-psychological, legal and research-driven perspectives.