The Certificate in Forensic Science introduces students to the many intricacies involved in applying science and technology to investigate and establish facts relating to criminal law or civil matters. The key principles of criminal forensic science and the human body are the focus of the certificate program. Students are required to select classes within criminal justice and related disciplines that provide the tools to understanding the field of forensics. Students in the program focus on learning the criminal justice system, forensics fundamentals, and criminal investigations. The Forensic Science certificate provides a path for career growth and can assist students meet their academic goals.
Students can look at going into entry level work in hospitals, a private laboratory, coroner's offices, or a pathway into the police academy.