Students in the Undergraduate Certificate in Crime Analysis and Mapping program will learn crime analysis concepts and techniques with a focus on spatial analysis. These tools and methods are vital for higher-level criminology and studying geospatial patterns in criminal behavior.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Crime Analysis and Mapping is a collaborative program between the Departments of Criminal Justice & Criminology and Environmental & Geosciences.
Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- Use applied research methods to understand community crime problems.
- Integrate law enforcement-related datasets into a GIS framework.
- Analyze and map crime data using geospatial tools and software.
- Communicate analytic purposes and results to different audiences.
|Length||16 Credit Hours|
|Required Courses||Undergraduate Certificate|
|Enrollment||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Costs||Rates Per Semester|
Current SHSU Students
Current students have an opportunity to gain a valuable certificate upon completion of the courses.
To enroll, schedule an appointment or virtual drop-in with your advisor as soon as possible and let them know you would like to apply for this certificate program.