The College of Criminology of the University of Manila was opened on July 1, 1963, is one of the most populous colleges of this University. Its four-year curriculum is patterned after the leading curricula of the leading colleges and universities in the United States and Europe offering criminal justice and public safety. However, it is modified to suit the standards of law enforcement agencies in the Philippines.

As society continues to grow, so does the need for this career and the understanding of how and why such behavior occurs. The B.S. Criminology program stresses an interdisciplinary study of criminal justice in the Philippines. Those interested in careers in criminal justice, crime prevention, child behavioral problems, adolescent delinquency or effective intervention will find this degree extremely valuable.

In recognition of the quality standards and practices of the College, the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges, and Universities or ACSCU-AAI, a member of the Federation of Accrediting Agencies in the Philippines or FAAP, conferred Level I Formal Accreditation status to the B.S. Criminology program of the College.

General Objectives:

The University of Manila College of Criminology commits itself to the empowerment of men and women who are morally and physically fit and are desirous to dedicate themselves to the profession of law enforcement, criminal investigation, scientific crime detection, and detective service work.  It further aims to produce professionals who will not only maintain the peace and order situation of the communities they will serve, but who will at all times manifest Love of Country (Patria), Love of Science (Scientia) and Love of Virtue (Virtus) in the various crucial roles they will play in making their fellow Filipinos live a peaceful and productive community life.

Specific Objectives:
  • To maintain an adequate system of education in the field of law enforcement work, scientific crime detection and progressive system of correction and rehabilitation of offenders of the law;
  • To provide sufficiently trained personnel who will man the growing network of law enforcement and peace and order agencies, public and private investigation agencies, security forces, correctional and penal institutions;
  • To equip young men and women who are committed to render service for the rehabilitation of social offender with the necessary principles, psycho-social-spiritual and human growth and development to enable them to effectively and efficiently perform their roles as crisis intervenors.



Dean, College of Criminology
Associate Dean, College of Law


Assistant Dean, College of Criminology
Director for Discipline


Executive Assistant, College of Criminology