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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Crime Scene Investigation

Kaplan University



Kaplan University's online bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Crime Scene Investigation degree is an excellent online option for any individual who is looking to advance their career in law enforcement, private security, or corrections, or who are looking to pursue an entry-level opportunity within a variety of criminal justice arenas.

As a student in this online degree in Crime Scene Investigation will work with a number of experts as they develop a soled base of knowledge of the theories and applications of criminal justice.

Focused on techniques for locating, collecting, and analyzing crime scene evidence, this online criminal justice degree program will guide students in understanding the principles of searching the crime scene for specific types of evidence, identifiable forensic material, and other items of evidentiary value.

Throughout the course of this online criminal justice degree program, students will have an opportunity to:

  • Gain an understanding of the philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and the issues and challenges they face
  • Explore applied research methods and techniques used in the field
  • Examine the development of criminal law, the elements and types of criminal offenses, and the principles of criminal culpability
  • Complete a capstone project to demonstrate your ability to apply the critical thinking skills and concepts you study online to real-world criminal justice scenarios

Graduates of this online Crime Scene Investigation emphasis will have the tools that are needed for analyzing and measuring crime and explore the processes of psychological profiling, crime mapping, and intelligence gathering.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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