Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Crime Analysis Concentration

Bringing The Real World Into The Classroom: MS, Crime Analysis Concentration

Tiffin Universityís Master of Science (MS) degree in Criminal Justice, with a concentration in Crime Analysis, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience.  Our faculty members have all been working professionals in the field, and our students are also working professionals, which provides for an exciting dialogue and a dynamic education filled with connections.  This is as real as it gets!

What Is TUís MS?

The Master of Science (MS) in Criminal Justice is a professional practical degree program that attracts skilled managers, agents, and clinicians from many components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Combined with the faculty who direct and facilitate the educational experiences in the MS program, the school's talented and multifaceted students complete the mixture and create an intellectual synergy thatís found in very few graduate programs.

Our faculty bring years of executive, operations-level, clinical, academic, and research experience in criminal justice to the graduate learning process in a way that sparks debate, fosters insight, and elicits innovation. Joint student-faculty collaboration on learning projects is a common occurrence.

The Crime Analysis Concentration

The Crime Analysis concentration provides students with a theoretical overview of crime analysis, computer applications in crime analysis and investigation, the criminal intelligence process, the use of geographic information systems, statistical applications, and research design.

Your Academic Requirements

The Crime Analysis concentration requires completion of 30 semester hours of graduate study. There are no thesis or comprehensive exam requirements for the completion of the MS degree in Crime Analysis. 

Our Graduates Make An Impact: Careers With A MS Degree

Tiffin University is ready to transform your future with the MS degree program.  This program attracts motivated students who want to make a difference in the real world, and at TU, we help you by providing a personal and practical education.  Below are just a few of the many general and specific career paths that our graduates have taken.

  • Administrative positions in local, state, and federal agencies
  • Positions within corrections and probation departments
  • Positions as a research assistant with various agencies
  • Positions at the local, state, and federal level in the area of behavioral science
  • Clinical or research positions with human service agencies, mental health agencies, social agencies, and forensic agencies

Some of our graduates use their degree for promotion opportunities in their existing law enforcement fields. Other graduates go on to continue their education, earning a Juris Doctorate, Ph.D., or Psy.D. degree.

Careers In Clinical & Research Settings

Graduates can also begin careers in either a clinical setting where they work directly with offenders and victims, or in research settings where empirical answers are sought to crucial issues affecting the administration of criminal justice.  Some examples include:

  • Juvenile group homes
  • Domestic violence agencies
  • Immigrant and naturalization services
  • City police divisions
  • And in positions such as  Crime Analyst or for the State Highway Patrol
Other TU graduates are employed with these agencies and organizations, to name just a few:
- Department of Homeland Security - NASIC - Postal Service
- US Central Intelligence Agency - FBI - US Department of Agriculture
- US Secret Service - Armed Forces - US Border Patrol
- US Marshal Services - Drug Enforcement Agency - Wright Patterson Air Force Base
- Victim Services organizations - Nursing homes - Hospice centers
- Head Start programs - Adoption agencies - Drug & Alcohol rehabilitation - centers
- Probation and parole offices - Courts - Foster care organizations
- Mental health organizations - Employee assistance programs  

Have Additional Questions?

Weíre Here Every Step Of The Way!

For more information about the MS degree program, Crime Analysis Concentration, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at (800) 968-6446.