• Program Overview

    Explore Our Crime Scene Investigation Master’s Program

    Stevenson University Online’s Master of Science in Crime Scene Investigation will provide students with the skills to evaluate crime scenes and select the appropriate steps to be followed in documenting, collecting, preserving, and processing evidence. Our graduate program trains professionals to process forensic evidence and report their findings in an ethical manner for the purpose of effectively communicating those findings in a courtroom setting.

    While earning their online CSI degree, students will have the opportunity to formulate a hypothesis, design, and execute a research project to simulate real-world scenarios they will encounter in their future roles. Developed for working professionals, the Stevenson Crime Scene Investigation graduate program is offered fully online. There are no GRE requirements and no application fees.

    Careers for Crime Scene Investigation Graduates

    • Evidence Collector
    • Crime Scene Technician
    • Crime Scene Photographer
    • Forensic Artist
    • Ballistics or Latent Print Expert

    Some of the Courses You Could Take

    • FSCI 500 Survey of Forensic Science
    • FSCI 540 Crime Scene Photography
    • FSCI 610 Physical Evidence & Crime Scene
    • FSCI 630 Crime Scene Investigation
    • FSCI 632 Pattern Analysis
    • FSCI 762 Expert Witness Prep & Practice
    • FSCI 675 The Crime Laboratory: Structure and Operations

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  • Admissions / Tuition

    Admissions / Tuition

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Rate Partnership Standard
    Per Credit $556.00 $695.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,668.00 $2,085.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
    • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.
    • Students are eligible to transfer up to 6-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable.