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Degrees type: Associate, Bachelor

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Mount Aloysius Criminology graduates find fulfilling careers as professionals in police departments, correctional facilities, probation offices and a variety of forensic investigative positions. Some have also opted for law school and advanced graduate study.

Mount Aloysius graduates present a well-rounded portfolio of coursework to prospective employers that includes a strong foundation in liberal arts and exposure to the core values of service, hospitality, mercy and justice.

Our graduates serve as professionals in juvenile counseling centers, federal, state and local prisons and other municipal, county and state administrative offices. Course concentrations are career-oriented and specialized.

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on experience with internships
  • Crash Investigation training courses

  • Certificate in Forensic Investigation

  • National Criminology Honor Society – Alpha Phi Sigma

  • Minor available


Mountie Spotlight

Superstars On & Off the Field

Katie Mirance, ‘20, and Emily Goldyn, ‘19, shared similar MAC history.

Mountie Spotlight

Discovering a Future in Criminology

Brenna Wright, ‘17, found her place after an internship at Cambria County Prison.

Mountie Spotlight

Seizing The Goldyn Opportunity

Emily Goldyn and #MountiePride could be synonyms. In and out of the classroom, Emily left her mark at Mount Aloysius

Mountie Spotlight

MAC Gives Students Opportunity to Research & Present

Two Mounties went beyond the classroom and presented their research on Disney Dads.

Watch a video with alum Brenna Wright talking about the criminology program.

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Student Voices & Success Stories

  • Mary Friend, Class of 2016, is continuing her education at Indiana State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
  • Matthew Cornetti, Class of 2012, is a Pennsylvania State Trooper.
  • Joey Hribar, Class of 2012, is the Chief Deputy Coroner for Cambria County.
  • Austin Toth, Class of 2016, is continuing his education at Lehigh University, where he is a graduate assistant.

There are several paths in the Crim program that really help identify what focus you want to pursue.

Emily Goldyn
Class of 2019, Current employed by the FBI

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