The most qualified patrol officers and troopers are recruited to fill detective positions within criminal investigations divisions of state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies. The best detectives are experienced, have a natural knack for the investigative process, and have a background that includes a degree in criminal justice, crime scene investigations or forensic science.
Whether you’re preparing for a career in law enforcement or seeking a promotion to become a detective, you’ll find degrees here designed to help you master the science and technique of criminal investigations.
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- Grand Canyon University - B.S. in Justice Studies and M.S. in Criminal Justice
- Southern New Hampshire University - BS in Criminal Justice - Criminology
- Liberty University - Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
- Michigan State University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Saint Joseph's University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice