Understand criminal behavior, the effects it has on its victims and society, and how you can help prevent it.

Through this specialization, you will learn the functions of the legal system, and understand criminal conduct in an effort to increase public safety and crime prevention.

If you are pursuing a career in public safety, law, social welfare offices, or other social programs that specifically deal with public safety and human welfare, a specialization or certificate of completion in criminology may give you a competitive advantage with prospective employers.

Courses In This Specialization

This program consists of five lower-division online criminology courses for a total of 15 credit hours.