- School: Everest University Online
- Degree: Associates
- Subject: Crime Scene Technology and Investigation
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Earning a degree in crime investigation will allow students to be able to pursue a career as a criminal investigator, police officer, corrections officer, or law enforcement administration. Students will learn not only how to legally gather evidence, but also how to interview suspects and witnesses, document findings and other information, and also how to protect themselves and others during emergencies. There are many positions available for those who want to pursue a career in crime investigation.
Courses include criminal procedures, police operations, human resources, criminal investigation, and police equipment. Students will study court cases, current federal laws that govern the rights of those who law enforcement is protecting, and the latest in criminal investigation techniques and how to analyze evidence. Students will also learn how to assess situations, learn how to function within a team, and how to be able to communicate with the public.