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.

Course Outline

CA 1 – Institutional Correction

CA 2 – Non-institutional Correction

CDI 1 – Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

CDI 2 – Traffic Management and Accident Investigation

CDI 3 – Special Crime Investigation

CDI 4 – Organized Crime Investigation

CDI 5 – Drug Education and Vice Control

CDI 6 – Fire Organization and Investigation

CLJ 1 – Criminal Law (Book 1)

CLJ 2 – Criminal Law (Book 2)

CLJ 3 – Criminal Procedure

CLJ 4 – Criminal Evidence

CLJ 5 – Court Testimony : Mock Trial

CRIM 1 – Introduction to Criminology & Psychology of Crimes

CRIM 2 – Philippine Criminal Justice System

CRIM 3 – Ethics and Values

CRIM 4 – Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Prevention

CRIM 5 – Human Behavior and Crisis Management

CRIM 6 – Criminology Research and Statistics

Crimtic 1 – Personal Identification

Crimtic 2 – Police Photography

Crimtic 3 – Forensic Ballistics

Crimtic 4 – Questioned Document Examination

Crimtic 5 – Polygraph (Lie Detection)

Crimtic 6 – Legal Medicine

Def Tac 1 – Fundamental of Martial Arts

Def Tac 2 – Disarming Techniques

Def Tac 3 – First Aid and Water Survival

Def Tac 4 – Marksmanship and Combat Shooting

Def Tac 5 – Driving Course

Tech Eng 1 – Technical Report Writing

Tech Eng 2 – Technical Report Writing 2

LEA 1 – Police Organization and Administration with Police Planning

LEA 2 – Industrial Security Management

LEA 3 – Police Patrol Operations with Police Communication Systems

LEA 4 – Police Intelligence

LEA 5 – Police Personnel and Records Management

LEA 6 – Comparative Police System


Admission Requirements

Incoming First Year College Students:

  • High School Report card (Form 138)
  • HCDC Entrance Test results
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • NSO-Authenticated Birth Certificate
  • Four copies of 1.5” x 1.5”color ID photos
  • Transferees (on top of the general requirements listed above)

Certificate of Transfer Credential (Honorable Dismissal)

  • Transcript of Records from the school previously attended
  • Entrance Exam and Schedule

For the First Semester and summer, exams on the 3rd or 4th Monday of March.
For the Second Semester, exams start on the 3rd or 4th Monday of October.

  • Testing fee: Php 75.00
  • Exam slots are 8 am and 1 pm.