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Certificate in Forensic Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems

The certificate is designed for students with current or potential careers in the fields of criminal justice, public health, law and paralegal studies, and correctional law enforcement, counseling and administration who wish to expand their expertise. This certificate is appropriate for the fields of criminal justice, nursing/ public health, law and paralegal studies, forensic psychology and social work.

Students are required to choose four of the five courses listed in the table below for a total of 12 credits.

Requirements for the Certificate in Forensic Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems (3 credits each)

Course Number Course Name

CRJ 630

Victimology

CRJ 640

Profiling Violent Crimes

CRJ 655

Advanced Deviant Behavior

CRJ 660

Advanced Criminology

CRJ 820

Forensic Health Issues, the Law & the Criminal Justice System