Demand is growing nationwide for crime scene investigators, both in security and police fields. But not just any crime scene investigators; these fields require investigators who not only are familiar with the procedures to record and process crime scenes appropriately but who also have the relevant investigative skills.
This 12-credit, four-course undergraduate certificate program for students with a minimum of 60 transferable credits offers you the courses necessary to become a crime scene investigator within the police framework and can be completed in one year or less.
This certificate is ideal if you:
You'll work in the University of Baltimore's state-of-the-art Jami R. Grant Forensic Laboratories for instrumental analysis, microscopy and crime scene re-creation, built in conjunction with the Baltimore Police Department to train students and to serve as a reserve crime lab for the city. Your coursework in the lab will allow you to interact with forensic professionals and gain experience with sophisticated equipment.
This certificate is not certified for financial aid eligibility as a stand-alone program; if you apply to and enroll in this program only, financial aid cannot be used.
Gainful employment information is provided to help you make an informed decision about this certificate program related to time and resources required to complete the program and possible employment outcomes.