College of Criminology
Intellectually challenging, advancing criminology research and processes. The College empowers men and women to explore their interests and ideas, allowing them to experience the thrill and excitement of discovering new processes and methods to advance the practice of crimnology and its allied fields. OLFU College of Criminology consistently provides above average passing rates in local licensure examinations. It is the leading Criminology School in the CAMANAVA area equipped with complete Police Science Laboratory Facilities and Digital Polygraph Machine.
The main programs of study in the college is geared towards careers in scientific crime detection, police administration, criminal justice system administration, correctional and jail management system and penology. It aims to arm its students with the knowledge and technical skills that will help them successfully practice law enforcement and contribute to the criminal justice system with the end objective of enhancing public safety and security.
The ever-growing college works hand-in-hand with its alumni and faculty to further strengthen the Criminology Program. Through the alumni, faculty and industry partners, the student gets exposed to work scenarios and real-life accounts and experience based learning.
The Bachelor of Science in Criminology program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in the study of historical and contemporary patterns of crime, causes and the processes involved in solving crimes and the function of the criminal justice system in the country.
The BS Criminology program is a four year program. The students have to undergo internship/on-the-job training and community immersion for one semester during their fourth or senior year in the program.
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There are many career options available for Criminology graduates. They can be geared towards professional services for upholding community and societal justice. Or even focus on to investigation and detective work. To name a few career options available:
- Police Officer, Criminologist, Crime Sociologist, Law Enforcement Administrator, Correctional Administrator, Fire Officer, Security Professional, Criminal Investigator, Intelligence Officer, Private Detective, Sea/Air Marshall, Signature Verifier
- Professional Criminologists Association of the Philippines (PCAP)
- Philippine Educators Association for Criminal Education (PEACE)
- Bureau of Jail Management and Penology
- Local PNP chapters