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“Reshape society’s view on crime and justice, and be the next criminological expert!”


Explore the intricacies of crime and human behavior with our comprehensive Criminology Program. Our curriculum, blending sociology, psychology, law, and justice, offers a deep understanding of crime’s complexities. Benefit from experienced faculty, advanced facilities, and immersive internships. Engage in hands-on research and community projects while preparing for careers in law enforcement, policymaking, and social services.


The College of Criminology is dedicated to fostering an educational environment that promotes an in-depth understanding in the field of Criminology, deliver affordable, high-quality, comprehensive education, focusing on the needs of Northern Mindanaoan.


The College of Criminology envisions becoming a lead school in developing relevant and responsive education in the field of Criminology.


  • Foster the values of leadership, integrity, accountability and responsibility while serving their fellowmen community and country;.

Programs Offered

As per CMO No. 5 series of 2018

The Criminology program provides 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, public safety, custody and rehabilitation of offenders, criminological research among others (CMO No. 5, Series of 2018).

Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer:
  • NBI Agent
  • Private Detective or Investigator
  • Correctional Officer
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Security Consultant
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Crime Researcher or Analyst
  • Law Enforcement Trainer
  • Probation or Parole Officer
  • Anti-Drug Abuse Advocate or Counselor
  • Private Security Manager

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Organizational Chart

Charlyn S. Janog, Ph.D Crim, SD (Cand)


Nessil Shandy J. Villardo, MSCJ

Program Head

Jaycelyn V. Abucay, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Angelyn A. Bautista, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Apple Jane P. Chan, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Camille F. Capalac, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Claudine B. Ilano, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Jeanny L. Labasano, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Miller F. Peckley, Ph.D Crim

Full-time Instructor

Angelita S. Radaza, RCrim

Full-time Instructor

Atty. April Joy Tongson

Full-time Instructor

Annalou Marie E. Sumalpong, LPT, RChT

Forensic Laboratory In-charge

Dr. Joan Enad

Part Time Instructor

Dr. Michael John R. Daub

Part Time Instructor

Anne Mary P. Decena, MSCJ

Part Time Instructor

Engr. Christian Allen A. Pacanut

Part Time Instructor

Dr. Rommel K. Manwong

Part Time Instructor

Atty. Ivy Mae Pantaleon

Part Time Instructor

Atty. Chesnaniza B. Pepito

Part Time Instructor

Dr. Aquarius E. Reyes

Part Time Instructor

Atty. Juhair B. Ronda

Part Time Instructor

Blonneth Sator, MSCJ

Part Time Instructor

Dr. Edgar Gary R. Vasallo, Jr.

Part Time Instructor

PMAJ Roosevelt M. Cabarteja (RET)

Part Time Faculty for Defense Tactics

Sensei Romeo J. Cruz

Part Time Faculty for Defense Tactics

Student Experience

“The students were engage in Lie Detection Techniques, used in criminal investigation in obtaining the truth of events. The students were task to formulate their own case scenario and performed the techniques to their activity partner.”

– Anonymous

“The students were engage in the different method of fingerprint collection and Identification, the picture shows their ability to developed and search for identified latent prints. “

– Anonymous

Research Publication

Research Presentation

Community Engagement

MOA – 3rd Party Surveyors/Data Enumerators in Conducting the Community Engagement Survey of the Police Service Satisfaction to the Community from 2022 up to present.

The College of Criminology, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, held a unique workshop during the Correctional Community Week celebration. This workshop on Psychological First Aid directly involved inmates as participants. It aimed to equip them with valuable skills for managing stress, anxiety, and emotional challenges within the correctional environment. By actively engaging inmates in learning and support, the colleges promoted their empowerment and well-being, fostering a more rehabilitative and holistic approach to corrections.

In addition to the workshop, the College of Criminology also extended its support by donating essential items such as toiletries, noodles, and canned goods for the inmates. This generous gesture further emphasized the colleges’ commitment to the welfare of the incarcerated community, addressing both their immediate needs and their long-term well-being.

Linkages and Partnership

These organizations may have scholarship programs to support students pursuing degrees in these fields.

Campus Life

Campus life offers various social activities, including sports events, clubs, cultural festivals, and student gatherings, providing opportunities for criminology students to interact with peers from different backgrounds.

Contact Us

College of Criminology Office