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Private Investigation

Ashworth College


The online Private Investigation course offers students a flexible option for developing the skills that are needed for conducting investigations at the private level.

While in this online Private Investigation course, students will learn the variety of inside secrets that are needed to:

  • Conduct electronic surveillance
  • Interview and interrogate witnesses
  • Access confidential computer databases
  • Use undercover tactics
  • Crack insurance scams
  • Reconstruct crime scenes
  • Serve subpoenas
  • Photograph evidence
  • Interface with the police

The goal of this program is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge that is needed for succeeding within a field that promises to never have a dull moment.


Graduates of this online degree program will have worked through the online PI lessons to have developed an in-depth understanding of a variety of areas, including:

  • History of Investigation
  • The Investigation Process
  • Types of Investigations
  • Crime & Security in the U.S
  • The Crime Scene
  • Interviewing & Interrogating
  • Sources of Information
  • Surveillance & Undercover Investigations
  • Case Management & Report Writing
  • Specialized Investigations
  • Firearm Use & Safety
  • Executive Protection
  • Insurance Investigations
  • Domestic & Child Custody Cases
  • Retail Security & Loss Prevention
  • Criminalistics & Technology
  • The U.S. Legal System & Rules of Evidence


Students in this online Private Investigation program will be assessed through the use of open book, online exams.

course quick facts
course code DED-JR
cost $894.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
365 Days