College of Criminal Justice Education

College of Criminal Justice Education

It is the premier and the biggest Criminology school in Davao. It is the first criminology school in Mindanao granted Level III accreditation by PACUCOA and is certified as a Center of Excellence. The UM Criminology licensure examination passing percentage average for the last three years is 78.02% against the national passing average of 35.92%. It has produced the region’s topnotchers in the Criminologists’ Licensure Examination.

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

              The domain of Criminology focuses on the analysis of crime and the participation of the different agencies of justice as they function and respond to crime, criminals, and victims. Consequently, it is the utmost goal of the Criminology Program to endow the community with professionally competent and morally upright graduates who can deliver efficient and effective services in crime prevention, crime detection and investigation, law enforcement, and custody and rehabilitation of offenders, among others (CHED CMO 21 s.2005).



 Bachelor of Science in
Entry level jobs

  • Police patrol officer
  • Forensic photographer
  • Court peace officer
  • Discipline officer

Mid-Level Positions

  • Investigator/ Paralegal officer
  • Dactylographer or dactyloscopy technician
  • Polygraph examiner (Lie Detector Operators)
  • Forensic science technician
  • Forensic document examiner
  • Fraud investigator
  • Court Deputy
  • Security guard dispatcher
  • Academician

Advanced Positions

  • Chief of police department
  • Head correction officer
  • Chief security guard
  • Chief deputy sheriff
  • Armored transport service manager
  • Identification and communications supervisor