Have you always been fascinated by crime and the people who help catch criminals? Are you an avid fan of crime series? Do you love working out puzzles? Are you practical and methodical? If the answer’s Yes, then your profile matches that of a criminologist.
There’s huge demand for your logical mind too! Around 1,197,704 violent crimes were committed in the US and property stolen valued at around $12 billion last year, according to FBI figures. That’s a lot of work for criminal investigators.It’s a world that fascinates all of us. Around 73.8 million viewers tuned in to CSI in its 15 years on air. It’s captivating to see them painstakingly go over a crime scene, gather evidence, analyze it and capture perpetrators.
Understanding criminology and profiling provides a backbone to understanding the motivation of criminals, and prepares you to catch them before they cause more harm.
This constantly growing field is producing police officers, investigators, and forensics experts who are more adept than ever at tracking down wrongdoers and bringing them to justice.It’s financially rewarding too. As a crime scenes investigator or forensic science technician, you’ll earn around $57,850 a year while a criminal profiler earns around $63,450.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll understand their terminology and know why they do what they do. You’ll find the role within criminology that best suits you.You will be well-equipped to start carving out your rewarding career helping the victims of crime and the wider society. Whether you want to learn more out of personal curiosity or want a criminology career, this course will help you. Sign up now to start your gripping journey.