Criminology Degree Programs

Follow the clues to your new future.

In order to fight crime, we must first understand it. Help keep your community safe with a graduate or undergraduate criminology degree.

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How does a 20% tuition discount sound?

As part of our appreciation for those who keep our communities safe, Regis University offers a 20% tuition discount to students working as criminal justice employees or in related support roles.


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Criminology Course Spotlight

Help prevent crime and protect your community by understanding the motives and methods of criminal behavior. Our criminology courses give you the knowledge and experience needed to understand criminal justice and shine a light on the dark side of society.

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Criminal Psychopathology

Explore the criminal mind and explore not only what makes someone a criminal, but also their behavior after the crime, on the run or while facing trial and sentencing.

Transnational Crime

Survey the trends and underlying causes in international crime, from organized crime to human trafficking and the global drug trade.


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By the Numbers

Criminologist median annual salary1
Projected growth rate for forensic technician jobs2
Number of criminologist jobs in the U.S.2

Regis Criminology Alumni Employers

Denver Sheriff Department
Aurora Public Schools
United States Department of Defense
State of Colorado™
Molson Coors
Colorado Bureau of Investigation


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Regis Criminology Facts

Downtown Denver
  • Can be completed online, on campus or in a hybrid format, in 2-4 years
  • Expert faculty comprised of criminology professionals and career investigators
  • Study criminal psychology, profiling, victimology, homicide, homeland security, family violence and more
  • Master’s specializations such as leadership, human behavior, cybercrime and terrorism
  • Explore career opportunities within criminal justice, social services, public policy, military applications or private security

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The inside scoop at Regis University.

Areas of Study

The Regis College of Contemporary Liberal Studies offers the following criminology degrees:

  • B.S. Criminology
  • M.S. Criminology

Criminology Career Paths

So what can you do with a degree in criminology? Our alumni have paved the way for their career paths in a number of industries, including:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Border Patrol and Immigration Officers
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • Counseling
  • Domestic Violence Caseworker
  • Private Military Contractors
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Prevention
  • Victim Advocacy and Social Services
  • Private and Industry Security

Military Benefits at Regis

Military personnel and their families choose Regis for our flexible programs, which help transform in-demand skills into rewarding careers. Our active duty and veteran education benefits make school both accessible and affordable with preferred tuition rates, accelerated campus programs and online courses.

Financial Aid for Criminology Graduate and Undergraduate Students

An investment in a criminology degree at Regis means an investment in your future. But finding those investment funds can be challenging when you’re also balancing a family, mortgage, car payment, bills and more. Regis helps make education affordable for adult and online learners through a variety of options, including:

  • Financial aid
  • Educational alliances with employers
  • Military benefits
  • Preferred tuition rates to licensed teachers, paraprofessionals and others
  • Student loans


Regis University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). A list of program-specific accreditations can be found on our accreditation page.