Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Sciences Overview
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Forensic Sciences allows students to focus their studies on the aspect of criminal justice that most appeals to their interests and best fits their career aspirations. Forensic sciences experts play a valuable role in law enforcement efforts and may be utilized in a variety of settings including crime scenes, laboratories, and court rooms.
In addition to providing students with a comprehensive criminal justice education covering fundamental issues of criminal law, technology in law enforcement, and criminology, the Forensic Sciences study track offers specialized training in fingerprinting, drug enforcement, and other specific skills vital to a career in this growing field.
If you are a member of the New York Police Department, you are also eligible to take the NYPD Elective Classes.
Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Sciences Specialization
Students pursing a Master's in Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Forensic Sciences will gain the skills necessary to work in specialized areas of law enforcement and criminal justice. Forensic science careers often consist of jobs such as crime scene investigation, which may entail the collection and analysis of physical evidence and other data as part of a criminal investigation.
Aspen University students acquire the tools to succeed in a variety of criminal justice related positions through courses including Crime Scene Investigation, Technology in Law Enforcement, Fingerprinting, Criminal Procedure, and Criminal Law.
Speak to an Enrollment Advisor to learn more about Aspen University's online Master in Criminal Justice - Forensic Sciences program.