Looking for an exciting and rewarding career? Interested in using your problem-solving abilities in helping others? Currently in the field and looking for professional development opportunities?
Enroll today to earn a
Certificate in Traditional and Modern Forensic Science.
Employment opportunities in the forensic sciences and crime scene investigations continues to increase with high demand.
Expand and sharpen your critical thinking problem-solving skills.
Forensic evidence is a staple in civil and criminal trials. This program prepares you to conduct proper investigations, determine the intrinsic value of forensic evidence and its use in preparation for trial.
We know it's difficult to find time to better yourself, especially in today’s high pace environment. This course is offered entirely online, allowing you flexibility to work around your life. Our training modules are self-paced, incorporate frequent user interaction and require students to successfully complete each module before certificates are awarded.
Our instructors have field experience working federal agents, legal and security professionals, and forensic scientists.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 27% growth of jobs in forensic science between 2014-2024, which is more than three times the average growth trajectory of all U.S. jobs (8%).We know what potential employers are looking for in a new hire, so we'll endow you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a marketable asset to the justice system.
We are always trying to better ourselves and provide financial stability for our loved ones. Completing this program is the first step toward career advancement and finding a wealth of employment opportunities within the criminal justice field.
We know you are busy and may need help outside business hours. We offer 24/7 tech support to provide you the tools you need to succeed.
Forensic science practitioners typically work closely with attorneys, prosecutors, and government agencies. This program is offered in collaboration with the Songer Institute, which provides training for businesses, individuals, and educational institutions worldwide and has developed curricula for advanced degree programs. This program provides up-to-the-minute guidance in the core areas of forensics, cybercomputer forensics, and ethics in forensics. You’ll develop technical and core competencies, as well as critical thinking and effective communication — and you’ll top off your experience with a capstone practicum that ensures real-world practice.
This is the only online forensic certificate program offered by an ABA accredited law school. In our program, students develop critical thinking skills and competency in core areas of criminalistics, cyber-forensics and ethics in forensic science.
Develop marketable skills sought after by public and private sectors employers and the justice system by enrolling for a Certificate in Traditional and Modern Forensic Science!
This online program provides a certificate of completion in the rapidly growing field of forensic science. Students are awarded a Certificate of Completion given by Arizona Summit Law School and the Songer Institute.
Students take the three courses sequentially to complete the program.
The cost of tuition to enroll in this program is $5,400.
There are three payment options for the program:
A. Pay all tuition upfront with a 10% discount.
B. Pay for the first course but with an agreement to pay for the second and third courses on a credit card auto-payment a week before the second and third courses start.
C. Pay only 20% for the courses ($1,080) upfront and sign a promissory note. Student will auto-pay monthly installments (plus interest) over a maximum of twelve months, and will receive the certificate when payment is fully received.
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The new cohort begins on June 22, 2017.Register for Classes Now
“I learned so much from the professors and recommend the program to anyone who wants to learn more about a career in Forensics. The flexibility of being able to take the courses online was fantastic and it looks great on my resumé!”
“The online format of the courses were perfect for me. The instructors were very knowledgeable and supportive, and took the time to make sure that I learned the course material thoroughly. I now feel prepared to pursue a career in Forensic Science.”
“I highly recommend this online curriculum to anyone who is looking to further their knowledge or pursue a career in Forensic Science.”
A comprehensive course that studies the fundamentals and applications of the forensic sciences and crime scene management. The design of this course is both academic and practical. Students will be assessed by comprehensive testing based on readings and research, but further assessment will be balanced by discussion interactions and practical activities relating to the topics. Topics include Management of Crime Scenes, Medicolegal Death Investigation, Crime Scene Reconstruction, Impression Evidence, DNA Evidence, and Ethics and Forensic Science. The academic and practical components are immersed throughout the 8 week sequence of the course. This course is designed for forensic investigators, police officers, private or public investigators, or other students or professionals with an interest in forensic investigation.
This course explores the role of the forensic investigator as a moral progenitor and propagator. Students study the forensic investigator from the moral aspects of the scientist, law enforcement officer, and as a member of the academic discipline of forensic science. The course explores both historical and current issues of ethical dilemmas as well as expectations of forensic scientists, investigators, trainers, and educators. A practical focus is placed in exploring each student’s ethical foundations and growth. An academic approach focuses on philosophical paradigms of past and present in dealing with normative ethics of humankind. The design of this course is both academic and practical. Students will be assessed by comprehensive testing based on readings and research, but further assessment will be balanced by discussion interactions and practical activities relating to the topics. These components are immersed throughout the 8 week sequence of the course. This course is designed for beginning, middle, or experienced scientific and criminal investigators, or other students or professionals with an interest in ethical conduct, practice, and development.
This course will introduce the student to the practicalities of investigating crimes that use electronic resources as their primary mode of execution. Of primary importance are the identification, acquisition, and preservation of digital evidence and the laws and legislations that surround proper search and seizure. Also examined are investigative techniques, how to conduct a digital inventory, and serving as an expert witness.