College of Criminology

CRIM Mission, Vision, and Objectives

Guided by the Ruizian core values, the College of Criminology commits itself in developing and producing competent and credible individuals who aspire to become members of the Criminal Justice Pillars in the country through comprehensive instruction, innovative programs, relevant researches delivered by competent facilitators of learning.
To be one of the Centers of Development in the Field of Criminology & Criminal Justice Education in the Country
1. To encourage research relative to crime causation, penology, victimology & criminal justice;
2. To prepare students for career in law enforcement, crime detection, secutiry management, correctional administration, forensic science, public safety in general and other allied fields;
3. To instill the values of humility, integrity, discipline, leadership, accountability and excellence in service of the people and the country;
4. To develope student’s potentials through outcome-based education that would make them globally competitive in their prospective profession.

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Program Description

The program Bachelor of Science in Criminology aspires to develop a new breed of upholders of the law and guardians of the public. The program produces graduates with careers in crime prevention, law enforcement, scientific crime detection, correctional administration, public safety, and other allied fields.

The program encourages well-rounded development of its students, which will enhance not only their knowledge of crime prevention and law enforcement, but their integrity and moral conduct as well. Through strategically developed courses, students will learn about the Philippine Justice System, crime causation, and intensive research and inquiry on the nature, causes, treatment, or punishment of criminal behavior.

Successful graduates of the course may pursue careers in criminology research, scientific crime detection and investigation, crime prevention, correctional administration, public safety, security management, criminalistics, and the academe.

A Criminology graduate can have a promising career in the following Philippine government agencies:

  • Philippine National Police (PNP)
  • Bureau of Jail Management & Penology (BJMP)
  • Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)
  • Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)
  • Parole & Probation office (PPO)
  • Bureau of Corrections (BUCOR)
  • Commission on Human Rights (CHR)
  • Bureau of Customs (as customs police)
  • Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)
  • National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)
  • Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) (as document examiners and investigators)
  • Department of Finance Investigation Division (DOF)
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) (as part of the security and investigation department)
  • Immigration and Deportation Bureau
  • National penitentiary across the country like provincial jails under the provincial governments
  • Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) (as investigators or maritime police)
  • Land Transportation Office (LTO) (as investigators and field inspectors or officers)
  • Department of Labor and Employment (as sheriff)
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) (as forest officers or guards)
  • Philippine Coast Guard
  • Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)


Career options of Criminology students are not limited to police enforcement. Other opportunities include:

  • Professor, instructor, or teacher in Criminology
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminalists
  • Correctional Administration
  • Criminal Sociology and allied subjects
  • Law enforcement administrator
  • Executive, adviser, consultant, or agent in any government agency
  • Dactylographer
  • Ballistician
  • Questioned document examiner
  • Law enforcement photographer
  • Lie detection examiner
  • Probation officer
  • Security officer
  • Criminal investigator
  • Police laboratory technician
  • Criminal researcher