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Graduate Certificate - Forensic Criminology

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Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate - Forensic Criminology

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is pleased to announce that its graduate-level Certificate Program in Forensic Criminology is now available entirely online. Offered by the University's Department of Criminal Justice and the Division of Continuing Studies and Corporate Education, this certificate is designed for full time graduate students as well as professionals seeking only this concentration. Interest is expected from people 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. 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. This certificate is appropriate for the fields of criminal justice, nursing/public health, law and paralegal studies, psychology, and social work.

RESIDENTS OF Arkansas, Kansas and Minnesota: 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. Current UML students that move their residence to one of these states should contact Catherine_Hamilton@uml.edu in Online and Continuing Education to determine their eligibility to continue their program of study.

Accreditation:

The University of Massachusetts campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and Worcester) are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits schools in the six New England states.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must have a Bachelor's Degree.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

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