Many crimes are solved by a “smoking gun” such as an eyewitness or being caught in the act. Other crimes are more complex to solve and require forensic evidence to identify and prove the perpetrator’s guilt.
Forensic science has become the modern “smoking gun” to help solve many of these cases. Perhaps you’ve been watching too many CSI shows on TV and you’ve been wondering if all their techniques are real? Maybe you are interested to know how basic principles of science can be used in crime investigation, are considering a career as a forensic scientist, or need to know more to advance your current field, such as criminology, forensic psychology, criminal law, or crime-writing?
If your answer “yes” to any of these questions, our online Forensic Science course is uniquely designed for individuals like you, who:
Throughout our online curriculum you will learn the basics of the forensic sciences, from principles to analytical techniques that are used to build information useful in solving crimes. The contributions in the criminal justice system are unmeasurable. For instance, DNA evidence has been the reason that more than 300 prisoners, many on death row, have been exonerated, some after decades in prison. In this course you will learn how:
With this course, you will gain a good understanding of what Forensic Science is, the basic principles that are applied, and the different techniques and technologies that are used in the process.
Do you want the opportunity to know more, or start a new career, a career that allows you to help solve crimes?
Not only will our online Forensic Science course equip you with a new wealth of knowledge to prepare you for a new career, improve your current job, enhance your resume, or help you understand your favorite crime book or TV show better, but it will also allow you to do all of your studies on your own time, from home.
Whether you need a new challenge, are looking to gain experience in an interesting and exciting field, or simply to know more about it, learning about Forensic Science is a great way to improve your opportunities and personal satisfaction.
Upon completion of this course, you could:
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If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course
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