Forensic Investigation (Graduate Certificate)
|LAW 500||Basic Forensic Pathology and Death Investigation||3|
|LAW 600||Criminal Law, Evidence and Legal Procedures||3|
|Select twelve credit hours from the following: 1||12|
|Research Methods in Criminal Justice|
|Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Violent Crimes|
|Quantitative Analysis in Criminal Justice|
|Forensic Anthropology for Law Enforcement|
|Human Remains: Search, Recovery, and Identification|
|Introduction to Computer Forensics|
|Forensic Photography and Crime Scene Investigation|
|Analysis of Biological Evidence|
|Analysis of Physical Evidence|
|Advanced Research Methods|
|Research and Publication|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
At least six credit hours must be 600-level.
- Filing of an approved Application for Graduation.
- Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
- Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
- Satisfactory completion of an oral examination.*
- Satisfactory completion of a written examination.*
*The Executive Director of the Southern Institute of Forensic Science and a committee appointed by Missouri Western State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies will determine successful completion of these exams.
The Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program may be found online at www.missouriwestern.edu/finaid/gainful-employment-disclosures.