Crime Analysis and Mapping, Undergraduate Certificate

Available: On Campus and Online

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.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Certificate Summary
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.

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