Master's Degree in Criminology in Barceloneta in Puerto Rico

Compare Masters Programs in Criminology 2018/2019 in Barceloneta in Puerto Rico

Criminology

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Criminology is the scientific study of what causes crime and how to control it. The area uses disciplines such as psychology, statistics, economics, biology, and psychiatry to better understand criminal behavior and develop more effective penalties and treatments.

There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.

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Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Puerto Rico Carolina Barceloneta Cabo Rojo Santa Isabel Yauco + 5 more

The Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

UNE is a US-accredited, affordable higher education institution that allows students to develop professional fluency in English and Spanish.

The Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene.... [-]