Certificate in Crime Analysis and Prevention

December 11, 2021
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University of Cincinnati’s online Crime Analysis and Prevention certificate in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is specifically designed to supply individuals with a strengthened knowledge of the intricacies and fundamentals of law enforcement and crime prevention. The curriculum provides students access to a diverse set of core courses dealing with basic theories and practices, while additional elective courses give students the opportunity to focus on other topics of interest, such as applied crime prevention and police effectiveness. This certificate is ideal for individuals looking to begin or enhance their careers in law enforcement agencies, as well as in other public service organizations that develop and implement programs that help communities respond to local crime and disorder problems.


Our Criminal Justice Online Grad School is ranked #11 and is one of the BEST Online Programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2021. The School of Criminal Justice is consistently ranked among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by US News & World Report.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:
• Demonstrate base competency in the behavioral, political/strategic, and technical aspects of cybersecurity

• Achieve collaborative skills to perform as a constructive and effective member of an organization’s multidisciplinary Cybersecurity team

• Appraise opportunities to create new perspective for problem-solving in Cybersecurity

• Conduct qualitative, quantitative and archival research

• Synthesize research and ideas to develop an understanding of multiple Cybersecurity frameworks



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