Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation

George Washington University Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Part time August, January Other Visit the website for further details.

About the course

The Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation is designed for professionals working in the forensic sciences community who seek to enhance their credentials and advance their career. Coursework includes forensic photography, fingerprinting and medicolegal death investigations.

Certificate students also develop a multidisciplinary fluency common to forensic investigations.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited university is the only requirement to enroll.

Program Objectives

Graduate certificate objectives include:

  • Gaining a greater understanding of the roles (and goals) of forensic investigation specialties
  • Building a cross-disciplinary perspective on best practices and emerging techniques
  • Synthesizing a broader view of cultural, legal and technical field considerations


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Student Profile(s)

Adrienne Borges

"Some days I’m trying to explain DNA to a jury or a detective and some days I’m looking at evidence on a molecular level. Either way, having a good background in the science that goes into DNA testing has always been the bottom line in getting the job done."

Masters in Forensic Sciences

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