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Crime Analysis

Arizona State University

12 months
15640 USD/year
15640 USD/year
14328 USD/year
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Help law enforcement solve crimes and learn to lead a crime analysis unit at the Crime Analysis MSc program from Arizona State University. You’ll gain a strong understanding of the fundamental issues, strengths and limitations associated with crime analysis.


The Crime Analysis MSc program from Arizona State University is focused on crime analysis as a field, applicable to all levels of government (federal, state, local) and to positions in private sector organizations with functional and operational activities related to crime analysis. Students study topics relating to the current principles of crime analysis, crime mapping, and advanced statistical tools in crime analysis.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program should expect to find employment within government agencies such as local law enforcement; the Department of Homeland Security, which comprises several agencies including the Secret Service, Coast Guard, and Customs and Border Protection; adult and juvenile probation; the courts; corrections; agencies; and prosecutor's offices. Personnel in this field work at the local, state or federal level to implement and maintain public and national safety. Some crime analysts also work for private organizations that deal with emergency response, law enforcement and information technology. There is also a growing demand for crime analysts in Latin America and the Caribbean in particular, with nations seeking platforms for educating and training future and current crime analysts.

Some job titles for this career path include:

  • crime data analyst
  • criminal information analyst
  • head of crime analysis
  • intelligence analyst
  • investigative analyst
  • police crime analyst
  • strategic data analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Network Analysis 
  • Advanced Seminar Crime Analysis 
  • Data Management
  • Criminal Justice Planning and Program Evaluation 
  • Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice 
  • Seminar in Policing 
  • Crime Mapping 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in criminology and criminal justice or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14328 USD per year during 12 months.


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