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Learn the Criminal Intelligence Gathering Techniques to Become a Crime Analyst

The 100% online BS in Criminal Intelligence Analysis is an applied program. This means you’ll work beyond memorizing theory to practice and solidify the criminal intelligence gathering techniques you learn throughout the program. By graduation, you’ll have experience in connecting facts, figures, intuition, and your new abilities in meaningful ways to become a crime analyst.

By the end of the program you can:

  1. Chart the history and context of crime analysis within the field of criminal justice, including how crime analysis is linked to criminal justice operations and which agencies are involved in the U.S. intelligence community.
  2. Explain and/or predict past, present, and potential future criminal activity when you apply criminological theories.
  3. Identify and locate relevant and credible information using multiple collection platforms: human, signals, geospatial, financial, measurement and signatures, and open-source.
  4. Manipulate and analyze data using multiple collection platforms and a variety of quantitative and qualitative approaches for tactical, strategic, operational, and administrative purposes.
  5. Distinguish between and critically evaluate defensive and offensive counterintelligence tactics for protecting information and intelligence.
  6. Outline and describe strategies for intelligence management, particularly how to organize and process information and how to store intelligence.
  7. Enumerate and discuss relevant ethical and legal regulations pertaining to the use of information and intelligence in criminal justice contexts.
  8. Produce accurate, clear, and concise intelligence that recommends actionable steps —based on your collection and analysis of relevant data — through written and oral reports.

You’re Prepared to Pursue Crime Analyst Certification

Completing your online criminal intelligence analyst degree at Utica College delivers the education you need to prepare for the Certified Crime Analyst exam in NY.

It also builds the foundation in education and work experience you need to become a Certified Law Enforcement Analyst through the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) or a Criminal Intelligence Certified Analyst (CICA) through the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts.

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If you’re curious about becoming a crime analyst learn more about the BS in Criminal Intelligence Analysis degree at Utica College, Request More Information Now or simply call us today toll free at 866.295.3106 or at 315.732.2640.