(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:

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sociology - Specialization in Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
Criminology (B.A.) Bachelor
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology and Justice - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
Criminology and Justice Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Critical Criminology Bachelor; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology and Criminal Justice Bachelor; Honours
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Lakehead University - Orillia
Orillia, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Criminology Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022