Get Your Investigation Certification
This certificate gives you a well-grounded background in the essential skills needed to conduct a criminal investigation from the crime scene to the courtroom trial.
Investigation Program Highlights
- Learn from professors with real-world experience. They're eager to help you climb the chain of command.
- Instruction methods include lab work, seminars, and relevant legal and constitutional issues.
Modality & Benefits
Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends.
January & August
- Semester-Based Timeline
- Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
- In-Person Office Hours & Support
- Relationships & Networking
- Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience
Our 100% online degrees are top-ranked by U.S. News & World Reports. Finish your degree and advance your career with a degree designed to fit your busy life.
January, March, May, June, August & October
- 7-Week Courses
- No Login Times
- Transfer Up to 90 Credits, including 24 Training Hours
- 10-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)
- Free E-Books
Popular Investigation Classes
Discuss the judicial process of the American court system.
- U.S. Constitutional Law for Law Enforcement
Explore topics like interrogation, searches and seizures, pretrial identifications, and more.
- Forensic Crime Scene Investigation with Lab
Cover crime scene investigation procedures and discuss common legal issues.
Positive Job Growth
Private investigator positions and similar jobs will continue to see growth between 2021 and 2031. With field experience and certification, police detectives and private investigators receive a median wage of about $60,000 (BLS).
Participate in the Justice System
- Criminal Investigator
- Forensic Evidence Technician
- Private Detective
- Homicide Detective
Master Your Field in One Year
Increase your earning potential and become eligible for leadership positions with a master's degree. Your solid foundation will make you a strong candidate for any graduate program. Check out our online master's in Criminal Justice.
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