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Criminology Degrees — Online, On Campus or Both

Learn criminals’ motivations and patterns to stop them before they strike.

Regis University’s online and on-campus programs in criminology teach you how to decipher the criminal mind so you can help reduce crime, bring offenders to justice as well as reform them.

Why Choose Regis for Your Criminology Degree?

  1. Named No. 7 among best U.S. Colleges for a major in Criminology by College Factual
  2. Ranked one of the top 50 master’s universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report (2015)
  3. Recognized for national excellence in innovation and service to adult learners by Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  4. One of the Top Military Friendly Schools® according to GI Jobs
  5. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Recognized for our criminology programs and our service to adult learners, Regis offers you several degree and certificate options available online, on campus — or a combination of both.

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Regis University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminology gives insights into the criminal mind so you can prevent criminal acts before they occur. The program is customizable and critically analyzes the social, political, and environmental factors that drive crime.


Career Opportunities for Criminology Graduates

  • Law Enforcement
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Border Patrol and Immigration Officers
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • Counseling
  • Domestic Violence Caseworker
  • Private Military Contractors
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Prevention
  • Victim Advocacy and Social Services
  • Private And Industry Security


Fast Track Your Master’s Degree

Students earning a bachelor’s degree in criminology can substitute two graduate courses from the M.S. in Criminology program for two upper division elective undergraduate courses. This means that you save time and money by having classes count for both your undergraduate and graduate degree.

Graduate Certificate in Criminology

The online or on campus Graduate Certificate of Criminology provides students with an understanding in critical analysis and criminal behavior and its causes. Designed for people who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and who wish to pursue new career avenues ranging from human services to the justice system, or to teach criminal justice, criminology, or a related field.


One hundred percent of the credits from this certificate program also can be applied toward a master's degree in criminology from Regis University.


Classes are taught by the same expert faculty as the master’s degree program.

Master of Science in Criminology

A Master of Science in Criminology is designed for those who are passionate about reducing criminal behavior and want to grow their careers and help change how crime is perceived within both the public and private sectors.


Our Master’s program is unique in that it can tailor courses to fit your particular interests in criminology. Choose a subject you are passionate about and work with your professor to create personalized coursework on topics such as human trafficking, public safety or victim advocacy within the context of each course.


In addition to your chosen subject of interest, the Master of Science in Criminology at Regis offers three distinct areas of focus to target a specific career track:
  • Leadership Focus – Study conflict resolution, governance, and organization for leadership roles.
  • Human Behavior Focus – Examine the circumstances and psychology that drive criminal behaviors.
  • Cybercrime / Terrorism Focus – Learn how to predict and prevent technology crimes and acts of terrorism.

Benefits of a degree or certificate at Regis include:

  • Programs are offered online, on campus or both.
  • Assignments are personalized to your interests or career goals within the context of each course.
  • All credits earned toward the graduate certificate can be applied toward the full degrees.
  • Certificate classes are taught by the same expert faculty as the full degree programs.
  • The graduate certificate can be completed in one year
  • Bachelor's students can fast-track their master's degree

Career Outlook

Jobs for criminology graduates are predicted to grow 5-21% with a median annual salary of up to $74,960.

— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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