2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin

Crime Prevention and Analysis, Advanced Certificate

Program Coordinator/Advisor: Professor Avram Bornstein

The Advanced Certificate Program in Crime Prevention and Analysis offers advanced instruction in techniques for deterring crime and is part of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. It provides training in the quantitative, computer-based skills needed to analyze crime patterns. It also offers instruction in the strategies that can be employed in reducing crime. Students may also pursue the certificate without pursuing the master’s degree. The advanced certificate is appropriate for students whose career objective is to contribute to data-based analysis of crime patterns in law enforcement agencies.

Requirements for the Certificate Program

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Satisfactory letters of reference

CRJ 715Research Design and Methods


CRJ 716Using Computers in Social Research


CRJ 739Crime Mapping


CRJ 786Problem-Oriented Policing


CRJ 787Seminar in Crime Analysis and Crime Prevention


Total Credit Hours: 15

For additional information about the Crime Prevention and Analysis Advanced Certificate Program, please contact Professor Avram Bornstein at 212.237.8287 or abornstein@jjay.cuny.edu.