Skip to Navigation
    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
  Feb 20, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Forensic Science Certificate

Return to Academic Programs Return to: Academic Programs

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.

Career Opportunities

Students can look at going into entry level work in hospitals, a private laboratory, coroner's offices, or a pathway into the police academy.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Forensic Science

General Education Core 12
Forensic Science Core 18
Total Credit Hours Required 30


Return to Academic Programs Return to: Academic Programs