forensic investigators working together on a case.
Feb 26, 2019 | Cindy Madden

Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you passionate about social justice? If so, you should consider the forensic investigation field. Forensic investigation involves preventing and prosecuting crimes while serving your community. If that sounds intriguing to you, read below to learn more about why a career in forensic investigation may be a good fit for you.

Career Options

There are opportunities available in several fields for those pursuing a career in forensic investigation. Because crime affects every aspect of our society, all industries need investigative services. A sample of job titles include Intelligence Analyst, Field Investigator, Criminal Profiler, FBI Agent, Victim’s Advocate, Police Detective, Forensic Psychologist, and Loss Prevention Manager.

Fulfilling Career

Even though TV shows and movies tend to exaggerate, a career in forensic investigation is still an exciting path to choose. Not many days are the same and you will work with a variety of people at multiple locations while investigating cases. If you are searching for a job outside of the typical 9 to 5 realm and thrive on using your intellect to solve problems, pursuing a career in forensic investigation is for you.

Serve your Community

A career in forensic investigation provides you the opportunity to make a difference in your community. Whether you are on the front line or behind the scenes, it will be your job to help catch and prosecute criminals. Through your work, you will help bring justice to victims and their families and make a positive impact within your community.

Forensic Investigation Master’s Program

If you are serious about a career in forensic investigation, the next logical step is to pursue a master’s degree or certificate. Stevenson University Online offers a master’s degree and certificate program in Forensic Investigation that equips graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in the field.

If you are interested in learning more about Stevenson’s Forensic Investigation programs, please contact us at suo-inqury@stevenson.edu or 1-877-531-7118.

Forensics, Law, & Criminal Justice