Bachelor of Science

Forensic Investigations

Our forensic investigations program will have you gathering, studying and analyzing evidence in 3D space with state-of-the-art technologies and laboratories.

At Lynn, the forensic investigations major presents a rare combination of scientific technology and methodology with the legal, psychological and social aspects of human behavior.

Through hands-on experience, you’ll learn the practice of crime scene processing as well as the testing and evaluation of crime scene materials in the laboratory.

You’ll study with professors who have many years of experience in the FBI and with our faculty medical doctor who practiced clinical and surgical pathology in the U.S. and abroad.

This rewarding career leads to the identification and punishment of perpetrators, and a resulting restoration of harmony and balance to the lives of victims and their families.

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You’ll take classes in computer forensics and criminalistics as a forensic investigations major. Major topics of study will range from ethics and human behavior to preservation and investigation of the crime scene.  

General education classes will be satisfied through our Dialogues core curriculum—a program that relates real-world topics to traditional studies. If you’re interested in a more science-intensive program to prepare you for a career working in crime laboratories, ask about our concentration in Forensic Science—a specialization of the Biology (B.S.) major. You’ll learn about forensic chemistry and forensic molecular biology, and will have a chance to prepare for jobs analyzing DNA and drug evidence.

Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared to work on the local, county, state and federal levels:

  • On crime scene investigation teams
  • In law firms
  • In insurance companies
  • In private investigation agencies
And … if you choose to continue your studies, you’ll be ready for graduate programs in fields such as criminal justice, criminology, psychology and law.

Last modified: Oct. 12, 2016