Master of Science in Applied Criminology

The California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) offers a master's program in Applied Criminology. Applied Criminology is the use of the empirical findings of criminology, such as prevention, criminal prognosis, sanctioning, informal social control and the investigation of effects, in legislation and practice.

This 2-year, 40 unit master's program is offered in an executive format. Classes are held 1-2 weekends per month, with supplemental online sessions in between. Students have the choice between concentrations in Criminal Behavior, Global Crime and Homeland Security or Victimology.

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Our master of science degree in applied criminology is designed to enhance the skill set and employability of those already working within or interested in entering this emerging and dynamic field. Possible careers in Applied Criminology for graduates of our program include private and criminal investigator, criminal profiler, consultant to state and federal agencies, probation officer and much more.

Campus Locations

Our master's degree programs are offered at Alliant's Fresno, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco campuses.

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For questions or more information about this graduate program, contact:

Northern California Campuses Southern California Campuses
Brian Evans
Director of Admission & Recruitment

Fresno, Sacramento &
San Francisco Campuses

Adam Varnes
Admissions Counselor

San Diego Campus            

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