Crime analysis and crime mapping are now recognized as essential and vital functions in law enforcement. Analysts take advantage of state-of-the-art computer technologies to support operations, investigations, and management. These specialists take data and produce information that is used to identify crime patterns, monitor crime trends, forecast future crime events, prepare statistical crime reports, and work directly with investigators to identify suspects. Five courses (15 credit hours) are required for this undergraduate certificate. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.
Certificate Admission Requirements
- Students are required to take courses as specified below and to declare the Certificate.
- There are no certificate program prerequisites; however individual courses may have prerequisites.