The Advanced Certificate in Criminal Investigation is designed for students who wish to engage in research, become homeland security professionals at local, state or federal levels, or join U.S. agencies concerned with criminal investigation. Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Constitution as it relates to criminal investigations
- Apply the rules and ethics of evidence to case studies
- Use the rules and ethics of crime scene investigation to analyze diverse examples of crime scenes
The Advanced Certificate in Criminal Investigation is an interdisciplinary program. All courses are offered by the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program. This is a stand-alone certificate at the post-baccalaureate level. A student may pursue the Certificate independent of a master's program or while pursuing a John Jay master's degree.