Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Investigation, CTS


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The certificate of Technical Studies in Criminal Justice Investigation is designed to show recognition of extensive training in one of the primary areas of law enforcement. Precise techniques must be mastered in accident investigation, human trafficking, homicide, drug enforcement and forensic methodology, as well as other investigative duties.

Police who know the skills, how to recognize evidence, how to preserve evidence and build a court case provide invaluable service to their department and the community they serve.

General Degree Information:

Graduates receive a total of 30 hours of college credit for completion of course work required for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Criminal Justice Investigation. Courses taken in the CTS can be applied toward a Technical Diploma in Criminal Justice and the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Courses may also count toward a baccalaureate at colleges and universities electing to accept the transferred course(s).

Learning Outcomes:

  1. The skills to comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize information related to their area of responsibility by demonstrating their expertise;
  2. The application of the skills necessary to prepare written reports.
  3. The ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate job-related task in the profession of law enforcement.

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Criminal Justice Investigation:

Freshman Year


Total Credit Hours: 30


Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course. Additionally, students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in each course required in the curriculum to earn the Certificate of Technical Studies in Criminal Justice Investigation.

This degree can be obtained 100% via Internet instruction. Contact your Criminal Justice academic advisor for details.

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