Criminology Degree at University of Northern Iowa (UNI)

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Criminology Degree

The criminology program at University of Northern Iowa 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 Iowa colleges that offer criminology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Criminology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UNI has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree73
Master's Degree1

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male46
Female28

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Black5
Hispanic3
White62
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Criminology program at UNI, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Sociologists

Description

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 Iowa

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,...)

Upper Iowa University

Fayette, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminology (B)

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Criminology (B)

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