Criminology Degree at University of St Thomas (UST) in Saint Paul, MN

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Criminology Degree

The criminology program at University of St Thomas prepares students for careers as a police officer, corrections officer, forensic science technician, probation and community control officer, and loss prevention specialist. The program focuses on the systematic study of crimes as a sociopathological phenomenon and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Program courses include: theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, social attitudes and policy, and issues in law enforcement administration and policy. Get more details below including other Minnesota colleges that offer criminology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Criminology Program

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Criminology program at University of St Thomas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:



Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.1% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Criminology Programs in Minnesota

Criminology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program


  • Criminology (B)

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Duluth, MN
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 67 students completed this program


  • Criminology (B,M)

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