Master of Science in Criminal Justice with Specialization in Criminology

A graduate degree program that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system, crime, and criminal behavior. The program emphasizes the development of research, analytical, and critical thinking skills needed to address complex criminological issues.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice in Criminology are expected to attain the
following within 3 to 5 years after graduation:

  1. Equipped with relevant advance knowledge and skills necessary in the practice of
    Criminology profession;
  2. Practice a high standard of professionalism based on legal and conventional practices;
  3. Conducts and use findings of advance criminological research; and
  4. Participates in the conduct of meaningful and sustainable extension and community
    outreach activities.

Program Outcomes

A Master of Science in Criminal Justice in Criminology graduate should be able to:

  1. Possess competence and mastery both in theory and practice of the criminology profession.
  2. Portray standard ethical values on legal and conventional practices.
  3. Conduct and publish a criminological research or study that can be used as a basis in policy making.
  4. Create or establish programs that could help the community by applying the knowledge and skills learned.