Forensic Investigations

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Forensic Investigations

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Keiser University's Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Investigations (Investigations Concentration) prepares students with competencies in the collection, preservation and analysis of physical evidence for presentation in legal proceedings. The program can provide students with the skills required to recognize relevant scientific information discoverable through forensic analysis of various types of physical evidence. Oral and written communication regarding the results of investigations and forensic analysis are also emphasized.

The Investigations Concentration is offered at the Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Tampa, and West Palm Beach campus locations.

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Investigations (Science Concentration) prepares students for entry level positions with forensic science analytical laboratories and for further scientific training/education. The program provides students with fundamental knowledge with respect to scientific analysis of physical material. Graduates of the program will have completed the prerequisites necessary to be successful in graduate programs in the forensic sciences.

The Science Concentration is offered at the Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Port St. Lucie, and Tampa campus locations. 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Students in the Investigation Concentration develop a comprehensive background in forensic investigative procedures and techniques and learn to use natural and physical sciences to aid in solving crimes. Another objective of the program is to provide students with knowledge of criminal statutes, rules of criminal procedure and rules of evidence, which all can impact one's capacity to serve as an expert witness in a court of law.

The Science Concentration will develop critical thinkers who are capable of being strong performers in the forensic field as well as develop students’ analytical skills and laboratory techniques routinely applied in the application of the forensic sciences.  The program will also develop students written and verbal competencies, enabling them to formulate concise and accurate reports of the results of scientific analysis.

Graduates will be prepared for entry-level employment in the forensics field.

Flexible Scheduling

Keiser University's Forensic Investigations program is offered on campus or through a combination of online and on campus classes. In addition to the continued student-support focus infused into every program, students benefit from the flexibility and convenience of pursuing their degree on a schedule that fits their busy lives.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the B.S. in Forensic Investigations degree program can find opportunities in a range of settings including:

  • Police and sheriff's departments
  • Federal investigative agencies
  • Medical examiner's offices
  • Government and private laboratories

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Forensic Investigations programs.