Philippine College of Criminology

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The Philippine College of Criminology (PCCR) is a college school located in the City of Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines. It was established in 1954 and currently led by Dr. Ma. Cecillia Bautista.


Former Supreme Court Justice Felix Angelo Bautista founded the Philippine College of Criminology and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted its approval in 2000. It is the pioneer school of criminology for scientific crime detection and police science education in the Philippines.


The Institution aims to contribute to the country’s security, peace and order through a holistic criminology education and continuous development of students and professionals. In addition, the school endeavors to inculcate integrity, devotion to duty, enlightened leadership, sense of community and love of God and country, as a way of life for students and practitioners of Criminology and Law through the Manila Law College (MLC).

The primary purpose and activity presently engaged in by the PCCr-MLC is to maintain and administer an educational and institution school. The school offers Doctoral of Philosophy, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Criminology, High School Diploma and conduct review classes for Licensure Examinations in Criminology through the PCCr Review Center and Bachelor of Laws and Bar review in the Manila Law College. Its curriculum is patterned after the leading curricula of Criminology schools and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom and other standards recommended by the International Society of Criminology. These, however, are modified to suit the requirements of the PNP, NBI, and NAPOLCOM.

Degree programs[edit]

The degree programs being offered are:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology
  • Master of Arts in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Associate in Ballistics

Notable alumni[edit]

Some distinguished alumni School And Higher Position of the Government Service

  • B, Gen. Romeo B, Maganto'
  • Pssupt. Ligaya L, Sim Cabal (Chief of Staff, Crime laboratory, PNP)
  • Yul Servo (Manila councilor and actor)

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