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Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Forensic Investigations program in our academic catalog.

Study the scene of the crime

Learn how to work in the field of criminalistics with Lynn's forensic investigations program. In this program, you'll test, study, analyze and process crime scenes with hands-on experience through laboratories, learning how to work with law enforcement at a crime scene.

You'll also learn important facets of crime scene investigation from accomplished and experienced faculty, including a former FBI special agent and our faculty medical doctor who practiced clinical and surgical pathology in the U.S. and abroad. Plus, you'll examine evidence and produce theories about perpetrator motives with this exciting forensic investigations program.

What you’ll learn in the forensic investigations program

  • Computer forensics and criminalistics
  • Crime scene preservation and investigation
  • Laboratory testing, evaluation and identification of crime scene materials

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a degree in forensic investigations.

There are so many opportunities when it comes to a career in criminal investigations. Here are a few places where your degree would be highly valued:

  • Crime scene investigation teams
  • Private laboratories
  • Law firms Insurance companies
  • Private investigation agencies

You may also choose to continue your studies in a graduate program, and pursue a career in:

  • Criminal justice
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Law

Estimated tuition

Full-time tuition for a traditional day undergraduate student is estimated to cost $35,960 annually.

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