About Applied Criminology
Apply your expertise in criminology to become a top criminal justice professional.
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 online master’s degree in criminal justice studies, with a concentration in applied criminology, presents advanced criminological theories and examines the behavioral manifestations of violent offenders. Students in this online program build a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge in criminology, develop research skills, and apply this theoretical framework to real-world situations involving criminal investigative analysis, equivocal death analysis and geographical crime analysis.
Learn policies and real-world practices from outstanding faculty experts.
Cal U developed its master’s in criminology concentration with assistance from some of the original criminal profilers from the FBI Academy at Quantico, Va.The program empowers students to apply their 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.
Faculty members in the applied criminology graduate program combine their multi- and inter-disciplinary expertise to develop subject matter from criminological, criminal investigative, forensic, socio-psychological, legal and research-driven perspectives.