(NOC 4169)

Career Description

Criminologists study crimes: their causes, effects, and impacts. Criminologists analyze data to identify patterns of behaviour, to predict and deter future criminal activity.

Duties May Include

Conducting research, developing theoretical justifications for criminal behaviour, investigating crime scenes, writing reports.

Examples of Titles


Where They Work

Criminologists often work for government agencies, including police and investigative services.


Typically 9-5, five days a week.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
History and Criminology Bachelor
History and English Bachelor
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology Bachelor
Law, Crime and Justice Studies (BA) (Augustana Faculty) Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology Bachelor
Criminology Bachelor; Honours
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology (BA) Bachelor; Honours
Criminology (BA) Bachelor
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Modified on December 06, 2019