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Offered as: Associate, Bachelor, Minor

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Students who graduate with a degree in Criminology work in a variety of settings. Mount Aloysius grads go on to become police officers, probation officers, juvenile counselors, correctional officers in state, local and federal prisons and also serve in a variety of municipal, county and state offices. Some grads opt to attend law school or graduate study.

Employment opportunities are expected to increase by 4% over the next ten years and in 2014 the median salary for someone with a bachelor’s of science in Criminology was $55,000.

Program Options

  • Available internships in variety of settings including our local prisons. Upon completion students are certified as a correctional officer.
  • Concentration in Forensic Accounting in Criminal Investigations – This focus is a common pre-requisite for assignment in the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Certificate in Forensic Investigation – enabling grads to investigate crime scenes
  • Certificate in Criminal Justice Addictions Professional – course satisfies the academic component of state certification
  • Certificate in Correctional Administration

Criminology at Mount Aloysius College prepares students for work in a variety of settings within the criminal justice system. In addition, students will receive a solid foundation in liberal arts, focusing on honing their ability to communicate professionally.

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The Center for Law Enforcement Education, in partnership with Mount Aloysius College, welcomes the opportunity of providing a series of crash investigation training courses that can be conducted locally or at a host site at any location.

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Meet Our Department!

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Julie Smith
Chairperson of Justice, Law, and Society Department, Professor of History/Political Science, Coordinator for Secondary Education
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Joseph Bobak
Assistant Professor of Criminology
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Elizabeth Mansley
Assistant Professor of Criminology
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Matthew Arsenault
Assistant Professor of Political Science
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David Andrews
Full-time In-House Counsel in the Office of General Counsel

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