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Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology

Program Details

This certificate is designed for full time graduate students as well as professionals in the fields of criminal justice, nursing/public health, law and paralegal studies, psychology, and social work who wish to expand their expertise in forensic criminology including mental health applications.

Students in this program focus on populations being served by state and federal court systems, state and federal correctional systems, law enforcement agencies, mental health facilities, and juvenile facilities. This certificate is appropriate for the fields of criminal justice, nursing/public health, law and paralegal studies, psychology, and social work.

Program Highlights:

  • Flexibility and Convenience
  • Committed to student learning
  • Students are able to choose from a variety of courses appropriate for their own specific professional needs, such as children and families in the legal system, domestic violence, and sexual offenders and treatment.

Requirements

A bachelors degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Restrictions

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.