The DeSales MCJ Online Investigative Forensics concentration relies on science to address legal issues in criminal investigations, with a focus on violent crimes.
Learn the basics of criminological theory and practice while concentrating your studies in the field of investigative forensics. As a graduate of this program, you'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make an immediate contribution to your field.
It is a ten course program (30 credits) that requires completion of:
- 6 core courses
- 4 concentration courses
All courses are online and can be taken full-time or part-time.
6 Core Courses (18 credits)
- CJ 501 - Advanced Criminology
- CJ 502 - Research Methods and Evaluation
- CJ503 - Ethics in Criminal Justice
- CJ 506 - Issues in Criminal Law
- CJ 507 - Master Project Seminar
- CJ 530 - Policing in America
Concentration Courses (12 credits)
- CJ 510 - Forensic Science in the Courtroom
- CJ 516 - Forensic Psychology
- CJ 532 - Advanced Crime Scene Investigation
- CJ 533 - Behavioral Criminology
- CJ 534 - Forensic Toxicology
- CJ 535 - Medicolegal Investigation and Identification
- CJ 544 - Forensic Anthropology
Total: 10 courses (30 credits)
For complete course descriptions, please see the DeSales Graduate Catalog