The University is one of the nation's premiere online universities preparing law enforcement and criminal justice professionals seeking career-relevant education.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Forensics is completed entirely online. This allows working adults to fit quality education into their existing schedules. Through this fascinating program, learners gain a foundational understanding of the leading principles of criminal liability.
The program teaches the science and art of managing and profiling crime scenes and determining subsequent perpetrators utilizing physical and psychological evidence gathering and analysis. Explore investigative practices for scientifically determining causes of sudden, unexpected, and violent death by examining real-case scenarios. The curriculum also addresses motivating social and environmental causal factors leading to deviant behavior so students develop a well-balanced perspective of the central ingredients that lead to crime against individuals and society.
Students are part of a strong network of law-enforcement and criminal justice professionals who share a common bond in safeguarding their communities. Classes are instructed by expert professors with extensive field experience. Students learn directly from experienced practitioners, many who bring lessons they’ve learned as sheriffs, legal counsel, police chiefs, and military and homeland security leaders into the online classroom.
The University assesses its curriculum by consulting with industry advisory councils to verify that its curriculum keeps pace with industry regulations, best practices and the application of emerging forensics technology.
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Sometimes life's responsibilities take priority over school. We understand. That's why American Military University's flexible online program was designed specifically for people like you.
"The pursuit of my degree taught me some valuable life and educational lessons that developed me into a better leader and more valuable asset to my agency."
"The education I received has proven invaluable as I advance within the realm of intelligence studies, and it has no doubt enhanced my competitiveness in meeting the needs of U.S. national security."
"At each and every step of the way I had the support needed to move toward the ultimate goal—graduation and pursuing my career ambitions."
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