Forensic Science Certificate

The Certificate in Forensic Science – Crime Scene Investigation program is structured as a concentration within the criminal justice program in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice. The Certificate in Forensic Science – Crime Scene Investigation program adheres to the directives and recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences report, Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward (2009) and the National Institute of Justice’s 2004 report, Education and Training in Forensic Science: A Guide for Forensic Science Laboratories, Educational Institutions and Students. The certificate can be earned as a concentration with the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice or it can be earned separately without the completion of the requirements for the Bachelors degree.