Certificate in Criminalistics

The only one of its kind in the State of New Jersey, this certificate program provides a structured approach for law enforcement professionals and forensic specialists presently working in the criminal justice field who have not yet decided on an undergraduate program.

The certification program is also available to undergraduate students. Criminalistics certification can supplement the four year undergraduate degree. This program prepares students for careers in the forensic field or for study in graduate level degree programs.

Program Goals

This program offers a practical and relevant approach to criminalistics and forensic science, while applying the techniques and scientific process to crime scene investigation.

Program Courses

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For the Law Enforcement Professional

If you are already employed in an investigative or forensic laboratory position, this certification will prepare you for promotion and advancement in a chosen field. The certification will also prepare the forensic investigator to present themselves in court with credentials that has unified specific educational courses from a forensic track of study.

  • 30% tuition discount for Law Enforcement Officers
  • Credits for prior learning experience
  • Credits for police academy training
  • Liberal transfer credit policy
  • Day and evening classes

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