College of Criminal Justice Education


The College of Criminal Justice Education aims to produce graduates who will lead the nation in addressing the vital problem of crime prevention and control thereby meeting the demands of the people and the country.


The program enables the students to:

1. acquire basic and technical knowledge and skills in organization, administration and operation of law enforcement agencies so that peace and order may be maintained more effectively;

2. acquire a broad cultural background and understanding of constitutional provisions and due process of law for the total administration of justice;

3. develop higher concepts of citizenry and leadership and an understanding of their moral and legal responsibilities to their fellowmen, their community and the country; and

4. participate in research inquiry along the field of criminal justice, criminology, corrections, criminalistics, law enforcement, crime detection and social defense;

What We Do:

The HCDC College of Criminology involves students in learning experiences with real-world applications, particularly in the organization, administration, and operation of law enforcement agencies.

We aim to produce professionals who are effective agent of change in the fields of dactyloscopy, ballistics, probation, security and criminal investigation.

Our advanced curricula link science and theory to matters of public service and welfare respond to the needs of global society and emphasize Christian environment, discipline and leadership. Our modern crime laboratories as well as our expert faculty will help you achieve the skills and competencies necessary to excel in professions along the lines of law enforcement and criminal justice.

The College prides itself on its 100% passing rate during its first board examinations (2009) and 9th –placer on the second (2010) an unparalleled on-the-job training and community immersion; and its unique partnerships with law enforcement agencies. At

Holy Cross, we get you to set your sights on success, putting you well ahead of the rest.

The Criminology Education Program in consonance with the Vision of the Holy Cross of Davao College is committed to produce God-fearing graduates who will lead the nation in addressing the problems of crime prevention and control through rehabilitation and deterrance and ensuring that the Criminal Justice System reflects the high aspiration of having a society of justice for all.

To provide the community with competent and morally upright graduates founded on discipline and Christian values who can deliver efficient, effective and credible services in the field of Criminology and Law Enforcement.