MS in Crime Scene Investigation


George Washington University    Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

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The MS in Crime Scene Investigation is a comprehensive programme designed for individuals aspiring to pursue careers in various fields related to forensic investigation. From detectives to forensic pathologists, this programme equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession. With a focus on crime scene analysis, students learn techniques such as fingerprinting, digital imaging, and forensic pathology. The programme also offers a hybrid online option, allowing students to balance their studies with their other commitments. Entry requirements include a bachelor's degree with a background in chemistry and biology. For more details, please visit the programme's website.

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MS in Crime Scene Investigation

The Master of Science in Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) is designed for students seeking careers as investigators, detectives, lawyers, special agents, medical examiners, crime scene technicians and forensic pathologists.

Graduates are proficient in crime scene investigation techniques including photography, fingerprinting, digital imaging and forensic pathology. They also learn how to investigate crimes from medical and legal perspectives.

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