Forensic Investigation Certificate

About the Program

The field of forensic investigation is ever-changing, and you can use Iowa Western’s professional certificate in Forensic Investigation to sharpen your skills and fuel professional growth.

Students work toward a certificate in this program in an intimate class setting that enables a high degree of one-on-one interaction with instructors. Because the program is tailored for those already in the forensic investigation field, there are more opportunities for important career networking.

Iowa Western features updated, state-of-the-art facilities. This program emphasizes lecture, with little lab time involved. 

Career Information

This program is designed for students who already have a degree or are already working in the criminal justice field. As a forensic investigator, you will perform various functions including investigating evidence from a crime, performing personal identification, and performing crime scene reconstruction. Successful completion of this program, along with requisite work experience, will enable students to sit for the crime scene investigator certification examination offered by the Internal Association of Identification.

Salary Information

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Certificate
Average Class Size: 18
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day, Evening, Online
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus