Forensic Science and Investigation

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Investigate Crimes with Confidence

Interested in crime investigation and forensic science? Take classes focusing on chemistry and the methods of criminal investigation. This minor combines physical and social sciences, focusing on the connection between scientific inquiry and the criminal justice system. Find a career in criminal investigation or evidence examination and analysis.

What can you do with a forensic science and investigation degree?

Discover the clues the past has laid out for you in any of these careers.

  • Criminal investigator
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Detective

For more career opportunities, explore the American Academy of Forensic Sciences to learn more!

Forensic Science and Investigation Courses

Curious what courses you'll complete? You'll review topics such as: 

  • Crime Scene and Forensic Investigation
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.

Get to Know Your Professors

Learn how to study evidence from our teachers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

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